Where: shaanxi, China (34.3° N, 108.9° E: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 106.8° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: upper Member (Koujiacun Formation), Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)
• MN6, Early Middle Miocene, Astaracian, Tunggurian. The Koujiacun Formation is a set of tan-red or tan-yellow mudstones, sandy mudstones and sandstones. Approximately 60m thick. There are two fossiliferous members, the upper unit has purple-red and tan-red mudstones.
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: The faunal lists in Qiu (1990) and Chiu et al. (1979) are a conflation of all 4 localities in the Koujiacun Formation. Each locality has been entered separately here.
Primary reference: T. S. Liu and Y. C. Lee. 1963. New species of Listriodon from Miocene of Lantien, Shensi, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 7(4):300-304 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 42756: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 05.08.2004
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