Feijiaxinzhuang (locality 63701), Lantian, Shaanxi (Miocene of China)

Where: shaanxi, China (34.2° N, 109.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 108.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• Probably Turolian (late Miocene), regarded as Pliocene in Chow (1978), but most sites regarded as Pliocene have been revised to Miocene (see Qui, 1990).


Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Chow. 1978. Tertiary mammal faunas of the Lantien Region, Shaanxi Province. Professional papers on Stratigraphy and Paleontology, Geological Publishing House, Peking. 7:98-108 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42862: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 06.08.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo sphaerica Wiman 1930 turtle