Meigeng, Guichi (Paleocene of China)

Also known as Guichilambda zhaii type

Where: Anhui, China (30.7° N, 117.5° E: paleocoordinates 32.5° N, 110.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• Upper part of the 450 m Guichi section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in the 1980s; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: X. Huang and L. Chen. 1997. Mammalian remains from the Late Paleocene of Guichi, Anhui. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 35(1):49-67 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139653: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 15.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Amblypoda - Pantolambdodontidae
Guichilambda zhaii n. gen. n. sp. Huang and Chen 1997 pantodont
IVPP V12037 - holotype (fragmentary skull)
Archaeolambda cf. yangtzeensis Huang 1978 pantodont
IVPP V12038 (fragmentary lower jaw)
 Tribosphenida - Arctostylopidae
Bothriostylops progressus Tang and Yan 1976 eutherian
IVPP V12039 (left lower jaw and partial right lower jaw of same individual)