Niushan (Amyda linchuensis type locality) (Eocene of China)

Where: Shandong, China (36.4° N, 118.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 111.3° E)

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: D. B. Brinkman, J.-L. Li, and X.-K. Ye. 2008. Order Testudines. In J. Li, X. Wu, F. Zhange (eds.), The Chinese Fossil Reptiles and Their Kin 35-102 [D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 178832: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 17.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Amyda linchuensis n. sp." = Trionyx linchuensis
"Amyda linchuensis n. sp." = Trionyx linchuensis Yeh 1962 softshell turtle
IVPP V 1050