Biru, Tibet (Xizang Zizhiqu) (Miocene of China)

Where: Xizang Zizhiqu, China (31.6° N, 93.8° E: paleocoordinates 28.2° N, 91.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Vallesian (11.6 - 8.7 Ma)

• MN10, Bahean, Tortonian.

Environment/lithology:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: Z. Qiu. 1990. The Chinese Neogene mammalian biochronology - its correlation with the European Neogene mammal zonation. In E.H. Lindsay, V. Fahlbusch and P. Mein, eds., European Neogene Mammal Chronology. Plenum Press, New York. 527-556 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42259: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 27.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Spalacidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion xizangense hipparionine horse
primitive