Longdan, Dongxiang (Pleistocene of China)

Where: Gansu, China (35.5° N, 103.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 102.8° E)

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, calcareous packstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J.H. Mazak, P. Christiansen, and A.C. Kitchener. 2012. Oldest Known Pantherine Skull and Evolution of the Tiger. PLoS One 6(10) [M. Uhen/S. Paxson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190068: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Stephanie Paxson on 27.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Felidae