Tatal Gol, section TAT-037 (Oligocene of Mongolia)

Where: Övörkhangai, Mongolia (45.3° N, 101.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 99.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: B mammal zone, Hsanda Gol Formation, Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• Biozone B

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red, silty mudstone

• The fines of the Hsanda Gol Fm. are interpreted as eolian dust and playa sediments, deposited on an arid plain (Höck et al., 1999).
• The Hsanda Gol Fm. mainly consists of "brick red" poorly sorted mudstones (Höck et al., 1999).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the NHMW

Collection methods: sieve

Primary reference: G. Daxner-Höck, D. Badamgarav, and O. Maridet. 2014. Dipodidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Oligocene and Early Miocene of Mongolia. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A 116:131-214 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187298: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 20.07.2017, edited by Pauline Coster

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Selenomys mimicus Matthew and Granger 1923 mouse
Cricetops dormitor Matthew and Granger 1923 mouse
Eocricetodon meridionalis Wang and Meng 1986 mouse
Eucricetodon caducus Shevyreva 1967 mouse
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Heosminthus chimidae Daxner-Höck et al. 2014 rodent
MPC specimens
Onjosminthus baindi Daxner-Höck et al. 2014 rodent
MPC specimens
 Rodentia - Bathyergidae
Cyclomylus intermedius Wang 2001 mole rat
 Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae
Yindirtemys shevyrevae Vianey-Liaud et al. 2006 gundi
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
Ardynomys sp. Matthew and Granger 1925 rodent
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Desmatolagus sp. Matthew and Granger 1923 rabbit
Desmatolagus cf. chinensis Erbajeva and Sen 1998 rabbit
Desmatolagus cf. simplex Argyropulo 1940 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Erinaceidae indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
Palaeoscaptor acridens Matthew and Granger 1924 hedgehog
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
Gobisorex kingae Sulimski 1970 placental
 Tribosphenida - Changlelestidae
Zaraalestes minutus Matthew and Granger 1924 placental