Abzag Ovoo, ABO-A/3 (Oligocene of Mongolia)

Also known as Valley of Lakes; ABO A/3

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 187258: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 18.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eocricetodon meridionalis Wang and Meng 1986 mouse
NHMW2015/0299/ 0001
Eucricetodon bagus2 Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2012 mouse
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Heosminthus chimidae1 Daxner-Höck et al. 2014 rodent
NHMW 2013/0154/0001–0003
Bohlinosminthus parvulus1 Bohlin 1946 rodent
NHMW 2012/0214/0001–0004