Turpan Basin (Paleocene of China)

Where: Xin-jiang (Sinkiang), China (42.9° N, 90.2° E: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 81.5° E)

When: Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. K. Li and S. Y. Ting. 1983. The Paleogene mammals of China. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 21:1-97 [P. Coster/P. Coster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176619: authorized by Pauline Coster, entered by Pauline Coster on 18.02.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cimolesta - Barylambdidae
"Archaeolambda cf. planicanina" = Haplolambda planicanina
"Archaeolambda cf. planicanina" = Haplolambda planicanina Flerov 1952 pantodont
IVVP loc. 66031
 Cimolesta - Pantolambdodontidae
Dilambda speciosa pantodont
IVVP loc. 66013-1
 Glires - Eurymylidae
? Eurymylidae sp. Matthew et al. 1929 placental
IVVP loc. 66013-2
 Tribosphenida - Phenacolophidae
Tienshanilophus subashiensis placental
IVVP loc. 66031
Tienshanilophus shengjinkouensis placental
IVVP loc. 66021
 Amblypoda - Prodinoceratidae
Prodinoceras diconicus uintathere
IVVP loc. 66013-4
 Amblypoda - Uintatheriidae
Jiaoluotherium turfanense uintathere
IVVP loc. 66022
Houyanotherium primigenum uintathere
IVVP loc. 66022
Houyanotherium simplum uintathere
IVVP loc. 66013-6
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Mesonychidae indet. Cope 1875 condylarth
IVVP loc. 66021-5
 Sarcobora -
Pseudictops chaii insectivoran
IVVP loc. 66013