Taatsiin Gol West, TGW-A/1 (Oligocene of Mongolia)

Also known as Valley of Lakes

Where: Mongolia (45.4° N, 101.2° E: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 99.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Biozone C sensu Höck et al. 1999

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red, silty mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: O. Maridet, G. Daxner-Höck, P. López-Guerrero and U. B. Göhlich. 2017. The record of Aplodontidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) in the Oligocene and Miocene of the Valley of Lakes (Central Mongolia) with some comments on the morphologic variability. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 97(1):25-49 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187274: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 19.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Dipodidae
"Allosminthus minutus" = Heosminthus minutus Daxner-Höck 2001 rodent
NHMW 2013/0114/0001
Bohlinosminthus parvulus Bohlin 1946 rodent
NHMW 2013/0209/0001–0002
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Ninamys arboraptus Vianey-Liaud et al. 2013 mountain beaver