Anping (Pleistocene of China)

Where: Liaoyang, China (41.2° N, 123.4° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 123.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; brown, red, yellow, conglomeratic claystone

• "accumulated in a crack in the south mountain in Anping."
• "The main quality of the rock in the accumulation is brown-yellow and brown-red subclay with rich grains of calcified tuber and a little of rubble. Crushed stones were at the bottom of the accumulation."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1976

Primary reference: Z.-h. Zhang, B.-k. Zou, and L.-k. Zhang. 1980. The discovery of fossil mammals at Anping, Liaoyang. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 18(2):154-162 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34667: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Macacus robustus Young macaque
 Rodentia -
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Meles meles Linnaeus 1758 European badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes cf. corsac Linnaeus 1768 fox
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felis youngi Pei cat
 Theriiformes -
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
"Cervus (Pseudaxis) grayi" = Cervus, "Rusa elegans" = Cervus, Hydropotes sp., Capreolus cf. manchuricus, Capreolus sp.
"Cervus (Pseudaxis) grayi" = Cervus deer
"Rusa elegans" = Cervus deer
Hydropotes sp. Swinhoe 1870 Chinese water deer
Capreolus sp. Gray 1821 roe
 Artiodactyla - Moschidae
Moschus moschiferus Linnaeus 1758 musk deer