Huoshipo, Guojiazhuang Village (Eocene of China)

Also known as Wangmao; Heti; Hedi; Guojia

Where: Shanxi, China (35.1° N, 111.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 105.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yuli Member (Hedi Formation), Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 1997-1998; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: bulk

Primary reference: X.-S. Huang. 2004. Cricetid (Rodentia ,Mammalia) remains from the Middle Eocene of Yuanqu,Shanxi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42(1):39-44 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174907: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 30.11.2015

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Palasiomys yuanquensis n. sp." = Pappocricetodon antiquus
"Palasiomys yuanquensis n. sp." = Pappocricetodon antiquus Wang and Dawson 1994 mouse
IVPP V13734 - type
 Rodentia - Zelomyidae
Zelomys joannes n. sp.1 Dawson et al. 2003 rodent
IVPP V 13516 - type; referred specimens: IVPP V13517 and V13518
 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
Eomoropus cf. minimus2 Zdansky 1930 chalicothere
IVPP V13137 and V13138
 Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae
Prohyracodon cf. meridionale3 Chow 1961 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V13101
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
Hyrachyus tongi n. sp.5 Huang and Wang 2002 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V13100 - type
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacis boqinghensis n. sp.4 Huang et al. 1999 carnivoran
IVPP V11697 - type
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Propterodon tongi n. sp.6 Liu and Huang 2002 eutherian
IVPP V12612 - type