Shansi Rhinoceroses - 3: Early/Lower Pleistocene, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Elasmotherium sp. Fischer 1808
1 specimen
see common names

Country:China State/province:Shanxi
Coordinates: 39.4° North, 112.8° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:39.4° North, 112.4° East
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
*Period:Early/Lower Quaternary - Early/Lower Quaternary *Epoch:Early/Lower Pleistocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene
Key time interval:Early/Lower Pleistocene
Age range of interval:2.58800 - 0.78100 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Geology comments: No geological information given
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:13479
Authorizer:W. Clyde Enterer:J. Finarelli
Modifier:J. Finarelli Research group:vertebrate
Created:2002-04-01 06:40:12 Last modified:2002-04-01 09:40:34
Access level:the public Released:2002-04-01 06:40:12
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]