Heti Formation F 12 (Eocene of China)

Also known as 5310, Hoti-Tsun, Hedicun, Anwo, Locality 12

Where: Shanxi, China (35.0° N, 111.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 105.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rencun Member (Hedi Formation), Sharamurunian (56.0 - 37.7 Ma)

• the Hedi Formation is now known as the Heti Formation and is Sharamurunian; this locality is in the Rencun Member (Beard and Wang 2004)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

• Yuanqu basin

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: C. Young. 1937. An early Tertiary vertebrate fauna from Yuanchü. Bulletin of the geological society of China 17(3-4):413-438 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42197: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 26.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Anthracotheriidae
Anthracosenex ambiguus Zdansky 1930 anthracothere
 Artiodactyla - Helohyidae
Gobiohyus yuanchuensis n. sp. Young 1937 even-toed ungulate
originally it is written: yuanchüensis
 Perissodactyla - Deperetellidae
Deperetella similis odd-toed ungulate
Deperetella depereti Zdansky 1930 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae
"Amynodon sinensis" = Sianodon sinensis, "Amynodon mongoliensis" = Sharamynodon mongoliensis
"Amynodon sinensis" = Sianodon sinensis Zdansky 1930 odd-toed ungulate
"Amynodon mongoliensis" = Sharamynodon mongoliensis Osborn 1936 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla -
Caenolophus cf. proficiens odd-toed ungulate
Caenolophus cf. promissus Matthew and Granger 1925 odd-toed ungulate
 Cimolesta - Esthonychidae
Adapidium huanghoense n. gen. n. sp.
Adapidium huanghoense n. gen. n. sp. Young 1937 tillodont
Chow 1973: huanghoensis