Ertemte 2 (Miocene of China)

Where: Nei Mongol, China (40.0° N, 114.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 112.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• Considered a time equivalent of the European MN 13 faunas

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: V. Fahlbusch. 1992. The Neogene mammalian faunas of Ertemte and Harr Obo in Inner Mongolia (Nei Mongol), China. - 10. Eozapus (Rodentia). Senckenbergiana lethaea 72:199-217 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68591: authorized by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, entered by Lars van den Hoek Ostende on 29.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Eozapus similis n. sp. Fahlbusch 1992 jumping mouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Yanshuella primaeva2 Schlosser 1924 mole
Quyania chowi n. gen. n. sp.2 Storch and Qiu 1983 mole
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex ertemteensis n. sp.1 Storch 1995 long-tailed shrew
Sorex minutoides n. sp.1 Storch 1995 long-tailed shrew
Sorex pseudoalpinus1 Rzebik-Kowalska 1991 long-tailed shrew
Paenelimnoecus obtusus n. sp.1 Storch 1995 red-toothed shrew
Paranourosorex inexspectatus1 Schlosser 1924 red-toothed shrew
Paenepetenyia zhudingi n. gen. n. sp.1 Storch 1995 shrew
Alloblarinella sinica n. gen. n. sp.1 Storch 1995 shrew
Cokia kowalskae n. gen. n. sp.1 Storch 1995 shrew
Zelceina kormosi1 Schlosser 1924 shrew