Fanglaowu (71003), Wanghe Town (Paleocene of China)

Also known as Benaius qianshuiensis type

Where: Anhui, China (30.5° N, 116.6° E: paleocoordinates 31.4° N, 108.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Wanghudun Formation), Early/Lower Paleocene (66.0 - 61.7 Ma)

• basal part of the Lower Member of Wanghudun Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: Y.-Q. Wang and X. Jin. 2004. A new Paleocene tillodont (Tillodontia, Mammalia) from Qianshan, Anhui, with a review of Paleocene tillodonts from China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42(12):13-26 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139604: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 14.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Cimolesta -
Benaius qianshuiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Benaius qianshuiensis n. gen. n. sp. Wang and Jin 2004 tillodont
IVPP V13806 - holotype (left lower jaw with c ~ m3)