Shipigou (Eocene of China)

Also known as Pishigou

Where: Henan, China (33.0° N, 111.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.3° N, 105.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hetaoyuan Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1984

Primary reference: Y. Tong and Y. Lei. 1987. Fossil Lagomorphs (Mammalia) From the Hetaoyuan Eocene of Xichuan, Henan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 25(3):208-221 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174738: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.11.2015

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
"Neoryctes qinlingensis n. gen. n. sp." = Nuryctes qinlingensis1
"Neoryctes qinlingensis n. gen. n. sp." = Nuryctes qinlingensis1 Tong 1997 eutherian
IVPP V10203 - holotype
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Raricricetodon trapezius n. sp." = Palasiomys trapezius1, Palasiomys conulus n. gen. n. sp.1
"Raricricetodon trapezius n. sp." = Palasiomys trapezius1 Tong 1997 mouse
IVPP V10292 - type
Palasiomys conulus n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 mouse
IVPP V10289 - holotype
 Rodentia -
Tsinlingomys youngi1 Li 1963 rodent
IVPP V10255 and 10256
Tamquammys dispinorum n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10252 - type; referred material: IVPP V10253
Chuankueimys xichuanensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10257 - holotype; referred material: IVPP V10258
Saykanomys cf. bohlini1 Dawson 1964 rodent
IVPP V10264 and 10265
Zoyphiomys sinensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10273 - holotype; referred material: IVPP V10274
Zoyphiomys grandis n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10275 - type
 Rodentia - Tamquammyidae
Viriosomys jingweni n. gen. n. sp.1
Viriosomys jingweni n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10254 - holotype
 Rodentia -
Stelmomys parvus n. gen. n. sp.1, Hydentomys crybelophus n. gen. n. sp.1, Hydentomys major n. sp.1
Stelmomys parvus n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10266 - holotype; referred material: IVPP V10267 and 10268
Hydentomys crybelophus n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10300 - holotype; referred specimens: IVPP V10301-10304
Hydentomys major n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10305 - type; referred specimen: IVPP V10306
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
? Ischyromyidae indet.1 Alston 1876 rodent
IVPP V10241
 Rodentia - Echimyidae
Boromys obtusus n. sp.1 Tong 1997 spiny rat
IVPP V10269 - type
Boromys brachyblastus n. sp.1 Tong 1997 spiny rat
IVPP V10270 - type
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
Orientocylindrodon liguanqiaoensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10244 - holotype
cf. Mysops sp.1 Leidy 1871 rodent
IVPP V10242, 10243, 10247-10250
cf. Pareumys sp.1 Peterson 1919 rodent
IVPP V10245 and 10246
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Primisminthus yuenus n. sp.1 Tong 1997 jumping mouse
IVPP V10296 - type
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Dituberolagus venustus n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 rabbit
IVPP V10237 - holotype; referred specimens: IVPP V10238
? Lushilagus dajiangensis1 rabbit
IVPP V10230-10232
Lushilagus danjiangensis n. sp. Tong and Lei 1987 rabbit
IVPP V8277 - type
Lushilagus lohoensis1 Li 1965 rabbit
IVPP V10229
 Lagomorpha -
Strenulagus shipigouensis n. gen. n. sp. Tong and Lei 1987 placental
YIGM V006 - holotype; referred material: IVPP V8276 and 10225-10227
 Perissodactyla - Lophialetidae
Schlosseria hetaoyuanensis n. sp.2 Tong and Lei 1984 odd-toed ungulate
YIGM V002 - type; referred specimens: IVPP V5371 (previously referred to Lophialetes expeditus by Xu et al. 1979)
 Perissodactyla -
Breviodon minutus2 odd-toed ungulate
YIGM V001
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
"Pachylophus xui n. gen. n. sp." = Teleolophus xui2, Teleolophus danjiangensis n. sp.2, Teleolophus sichuanensis n. sp.2
"Pachylophus xui n. gen. n. sp." = Teleolophus xui2 Tong and Lei 1984 tapir
IVPP V7382 - type; referred specimens: YIGM V004
Teleolophus danjiangensis n. sp.2 Tong and Lei 1984 tapir
YIGM V003 - type; referred specimens: IVPP V7381 and V5374
Teleolophus sichuanensis n. sp.2 Xu et al. 1979 tapir
IVPP V5373 - type
 Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae
Iconapternodus qii n. gen. n. sp.1
Iconapternodus qii n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 placental
IVPP V10199 - holotype; referred material: IVPP V10200
 Chiroptera - Archaeonycteridae
"? Archaeonycterididae indet." = Archaeonycteridae1
"? Archaeonycterididae indet." = Archaeonycteridae1 Revilliod 1917 bat
IVPP V10207
 Creodonta - Oxyaenidae
Sarkastodon henanensis n. sp.3 Tong and Lei 1986 creodont
IVPP V7998 - type
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacis lushiensis3 Chow 1975 carnivoran
IVPP V7999
 Didymoconida -
Ardynictis zhaii n. sp.1 Tong 1997 eutherian
IVPP V10319 - type
Didymoconinae indet.1 Lopatin 1997 eutherian
IVPP V10318
Jiajianictis muricatus n. gen. n. sp.1 Tong 1997 eutherian
IVPP V10317 - holotype
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Propterodon sp.3 Martin 1906 eutherian
IVPP V7996 (originally assigned to ?Tritemnodon sp. by Gao Yu 1976)
Propterodon pishigouensis n. sp.3 Tong and Lei 1986 eutherian
IVPP V7997 - type
Prolaena parva3 Xu et al. 1979 eutherian
IVPP V5361