Shansi Rhinoceroses - 3 (Pleistocene of China)

Where: Shanxi, China (39.4° N, 112.8° E: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 112.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution


• No geological information given

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. M. Chow. 1958. New elasmotherine rhinoceroses from Shansi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 2(2-3):131-142 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/W. Clyde]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13479: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 01.04.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Elasmotherium sp. Fischer 1808 rhinoceros