Wujiacun village (Pleistocene to of China)

Also known as A. weifangensis holotype

Where: Shandong, China (31.6° N, 120.7° E: paleocoordinates 31.6° N, 120.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene to Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.0 Ma)

• upper Middle Pleistocene or lower Late Pleistocene

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; silty sandstone

• "lacustrine"
• "muddy...subsand"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1979

Primary reference: C. Jin. 1983. A new fossil elephant from Weixian, Shandong province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 21(3):255-265 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34693: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.09.2003, edited by Hannah O'Regan

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus weifangensis n. sp. mammoth