Shanghuang Quarry, fissure B (Eocene of China)

Also known as IVPP locality 93006.B

Where: Jiangsu, China (31.6° N, 119.6° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 114.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Eocene (47.8 - 37.7 Ma)

• fissure fillings in the Triassic Shangqinglong Limestone; approximately 45 Ma according to Beard et al. 1994

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, sieve,

• from "an active commercial [cement] quarry" (Beard et al. 1994)

Primary reference: M. J. Orliac and S. Ducrocq. 2012. Eocene raoellids (Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla) outside the Indian Subcontinent: palaeogeographical implications. Geological Magazine 149(1):80-92 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122719: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 05.01.2012, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Raoellidae
"? Khirtharia cf. major" = Indohyus major
"? Khirtharia cf. major" = Indohyus major Thewissen et al. 1987 even-toed ungulate
 Rodentia - Zelomyidae
Suomys selenis n. gen. n. sp.
Suomys selenis n. gen. n. sp. Dawson et al. 2003 rodent
IVPP V 11643 - holotype