Qiligou Diatomite Mine (Miocene to of China)

Also known as Locality N-1

Where: Jilin, China (43.3° N, 128.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 125.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tumenzi Formation, Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray diatomite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Y.-S. Liu, S.-X. Guo, and D. K. Ferguson. 1996. A catalogue of Cenozoic megafossil plants in China. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 238:141-179 [B. Allen/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 223816: authorized by Bethany Allen, entered by Bethany Allen on 03.12.2021

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Carpites sp. Schimper 1874
 Coniferales - Cupressaceae
Glyptostrobus europaeus Brongniart 1833 Chinese swamp cypress
Taxodium dubium Sternberg 1824 cypress
Cunninghamia protokonishii Tanai and Onoe 1961 cypress
Metasequoia disticha Miki 1941 dawn redwood
Sequoia chinensis coast redwood
Cupressus sp. Linnaeus 1753 cypress
 Malvales - Tiliaceae
Tilia sp. Linnaeus 1753 linden
 Sapindales - Sapindaceae
Acer miofranchetii Hu and Chaney 1940 maple
 Fagales - Fagaceae
"Castanea ungeri" = Castanea castaneaefolia Unger 1847 chestnut
Quercus miovariabilis Hu and Chaney 1938 oak
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 pine
Phyllites sp. Brongniart 1822
 Polypodiales - Polypodiidae
Woodwardia sp. Smith 1793