Ho-ch’ü Hsien (Miocene of China)

Where: Shanxi, China (39.3° N, 111.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 109.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 179050: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 26.05.2016, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo hypercostata n. sp. Wiman 1930 turtle
Testudo shansiensis n. sp. Wiman 1930 turtle
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata - Giraffidae