Muyu Village (Eocene of China)

Where: Hubei, China (31.7° N, 111.8° E: paleocoordinates 31.5° N, 105.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yangxi Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Lei and X. Ye. 1985. An Early Eocene Trionychid from Nanzhang, Hubei. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 23(1):19-26 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178829: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 17.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Aspideretes muyuensis n. sp. Lei and Ye 1985 softshell turtle
YIGMR No. V 25517