Shansi Rhinoceroses - 4 (Pleistocene to of China)

Where: Shanxi, China (35.2° N, 111.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 111.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)

• fossil recovered form the yellow sandy beds underlying the oessic deposits of the northern bank of the Huangho (Yellow) River

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; yellow sandstone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

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 13480: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 01.04.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Elasmotherium peii n. sp. rhinoceros