Kangwangou (locality 64017), Xiehu, Lantian (Eocene to of China)

Also known as Kongkouwan; Kongkou-wan; Chen-Chia-Ou Village; Xiehu Commune

Where: Shaanxi, China (34.2° N, 109.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 105.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Bailuyuan Formation), Late/Upper Eocene to Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 28.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

• The specimen was not found in situ, but lying on the valley floor in 1964, it was determined as coming from the Bailuyuan upper member on the basis of similarity of the surrounding matrix.

Primary reference: M. Chow. 1964. A Lemuroid Primate from the Eocene of Lantian, Shensi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 8(3):257-262 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42691: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 04.08.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Dichobunidae
Lantianius xiehuensis n. gen. n. sp.
Lantianius xiehuensis n. gen. n. sp. Chow 1964 even-toed ungulate
IVPP V2933 - holotype