Zhongning, Ningxia (Miocene of China)

Where: Ningxia, China (37.5° N, 105.7° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 103.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Vallesian (11.6 - 8.7 Ma)

• MN10, Tortonian, Bahean. Rocks correlative with Wuzhong.


Size class: macrofossils

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 42263: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 27.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Ningxiatherium is an elasmothere, much more primitive than Sinotherium from Baode.
Ningxiatherium sp.
1 large skull.
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion sp. de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
1 metapodial.