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

 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
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