Northern Bank of the Wei River (Pleistocene of China)

Where: Shaanxi, China (34.3° N, 109.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.3° N, 109.0° E)

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• The mesial part of a third right upper molar

Primary reference: W. GuangBiao, H. SongMei, Y. KeFu, H. YaMei, L. Xin, J. ChangZhu, W. Yuan, Z. JianXin, and W. WenHua. 2010. New materials of the steppe mammoth, Mammuthus trogontherii, with discussion on the origin and evolutionary patterns of mammoths. Science China Earth Sciences 53(7):956-963 [M. Uhen/J. So/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189963: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Jeankyong So on 24.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogozntherii mammoth
The mesial part of a third right upper molar