Caijiachong (IVPP Loc. 80026) (Eocene of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (25.4° N, 104.0° E: paleocoordinates 24.6° N, 102.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Caijiachong Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• 4th layer

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by IVPP in 1982, 1983, 1985; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: B.-Y. Wang. 2001. Late Eocene ctenodactyloids (Rodentia, Mammalia) from Qujing, Yunnan, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 39(1):24-42 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175392: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 11.12.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Eucricetodon leptaleos n. sp." = Oxynocricetodon leptaleos, "Eucricetodon meridionalis" = Eocricetodon meridionalis
"Eucricetodon leptaleos n. sp." = Oxynocricetodon leptaleos Wang and Meng 1986 mouse
IVPP V7953 - type
"Eucricetodon meridionalis" = Eocricetodon meridionalis Wang and Meng 1986 mouse
IVPP V7951
 Rodentia -
Dianomys obscuratus Wang 1984 rodent
IVPP specimens
Dianomys qujingensis Wang 1984 rodent
IVPP specimens
 Rodentia - Gobiomyidae
? Youngomys sp. Wang 2001 rodent
IVPP V12399
Youngomys pisinnus n. sp. Wang 2001 rodent
IVPP V12398 - type