Taizi Village, Lianmuqin (Paleocene of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (42.4° N, 89.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 81.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Taizicun Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by IVPP in 1960's; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: F.-Y. Mao, Q. Li, Y.-Q. Wang and C.-K. Li. 2017. Taizimylus tongi, a new eurymylid (Mammalia, Glires) from the upper Paleocene of Xinjiang, China. Palaeoworld [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187360: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 24.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Glires - Eurymylidae
Taizimylus tongi n. gen. n. sp.
Taizimylus tongi n. gen. n. sp. Mao et al. 2017 placental
IVPP V 5178 - holotype; briefly mentioned as "? Eurymylidae n. gen. n. sp." by Tong (1978)