Shansi Rhinoceroses - 2: Pleistocene, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Elasmotherium inexpectatum n. sp.
1 specimen
see common names

Country:China State/province:Shanxi
Coordinates: 41.0° North, 115.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.0° North, 114.8° East
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
*Period:Early/Lower - Middle Quaternary - Early/Lower Quaternary *Epoch:Pleistocene - Pleistocene
Key time interval:Pleistocene
Age range of interval:2.58800 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Lithology and environment
Lithology description: Matrix found on the tooth indicateds a well-cemented clean coarse-grained sandstone
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:survey of museum collection
Collection size:1 specimens
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:13478
Authorizer:W. Clyde Enterer:J. Finarelli
Modifier:L. Gannon Research group:vertebrate
Created:2002-04-01 06:09:30 Last modified:2004-06-14 14:47:45
Access level:the public Released:2002-04-01 06:09:30
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

6093.5% 43020M. M. Chow. 1958. New elasmotherine rhinoceroses from Shansi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 2(2-3):131-142 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/W. Clyde]