Zhaigang, Jiujie (Paleocene of China)

Also known as Anhuichelys xinzhouensis type locality

Where: Hubei, China (30.8° N, 114.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.7° N, 107.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Paleocene (61.7 - 58.7 Ma)

• "Xinzhou Red Beds"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red lithology not reported

• Red beds

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. Chen and Wang Xuanming in 1975

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178873: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 19.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Anhuichelys xinzhouensis n. sp." = Anhuichelys tsienshanensis
"Anhuichelys xinzhouensis n. sp." = Anhuichelys tsienshanensis Yeh 1979 turtle
RGST Hubei V H 751, a nearly complete carapace and plastron