Abzag Ovoo, ABO-083 (Oligocene of Mongolia)

Also known as Valley of Lakes; ABO 083

Where: Övörkhangai, Mongolia (45.3° N, 102.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 99.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: C mammal zone, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by joint Austrian-Mongolian project; reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: P. López-Guerrero, O. Maridet, and G. Daxner-Höck. 2017. Cricetidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Oligocene of the Valley of Lakes (Mongolia): the genera Aralocricetodon, Eocricetodon, Bagacricetodon, Witenia and Paracricetodon. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 97(1):93-109 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187257: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 18.07.2017, edited by Pauline Coster

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetidae indet.2 Fischer von Waldheim 1817 mouse
Eocricetodon cf. meridionalis2 Wang and Meng 1986 mouse
Bagacricetodon tongi Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2012 mouse
NHMW2015/0319/0001-2
Eucricetodon cf. bagus3 Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2012 mouse
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Heosminthus chimidae1 Daxner-Höck et al. 2014 rodent
NHMW 2013/0155/0001
Bohlinosminthus parvulus2 Bohlin 1946 rodent
 Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae
Tataromys minor2 Huang 1985 gundi
Yindirtemys shevyrevae2 Vianey-Liaud et al. 2006 gundi
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Desmatolagus sp.2 Matthew and Granger 1923 rabbit
Desmatolagus gobiensis2 Matthew and Granger 1923 rabbit
Desmatolagus cf. simplex2 Argyropulo 1940 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Amphechinus taatsiingolensis2 Ziegler et al. 2007 hedgehog