Sisichow (Eocene of China)

Also known as Cicizhou; Sisichou

Where: Shandong, China (35.9° N, 117.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 111.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guanzhuang Formation, Middle Eocene (47.8 - 37.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. K. Li in 1960; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: M. Chow and T. Qi. 1982. Mammals from the Middle Eocene Kuanchuang Formation of Xintai, Shandong. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 20(4):302-313 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175583: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 16.12.2015

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Creodonta -
Thinocyon sichowensis n. sp.2 Chow 1975 creodont
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Teleolophus sp. Matthew and Granger 1925 tapir
IVPP V6389 and V6390
Teleolophus shandongensis n. sp. Chow and Qi 1982 tapir
IVPP V6387 - type; referred material: IVPP V6388
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
Hyrachyus sp. Leidy 1871 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V6396-6398
Hyrachyus metalophus n. sp. Chow and Qi 1982 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V6393 - type; referred specimens: IVPP V6364 and V6395
Hyrachyus modestus Leidy 1870 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V6391 and V6392
 Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae
Yimengia "sp. 2"4 Wang 1988 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V6836
 Perissodactyla - Lophialetidae
Lophialetes sp. Matthew and Granger 1925 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V6382 and V6383
Schlosseria sp. Matthew and Granger 1926 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V6384 and V6385
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
"Metacoryphodon xintaiensis n. sp." = Eudinoceras xintaiensis
"Metacoryphodon xintaiensis n. sp." = Eudinoceras xintaiensis Chow and Qi 1982 pantodont
IVPP V6380 and V6381 - type
 Cimolesta -
Kuanchuanius shantunensis n. gen. n. sp.1
Kuanchuanius shantunensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Chow 1963 tillodont
IVPP V2764 - holotype
 Dinocerata - Uintatheriidae
cf. Uintatherium sp.3 Leidy 1872 uintathere
IVPP V2667