Danshuilu (Miocene of China)

Where: Qinghai, China (36.9° N, 102.1° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 100.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Chetougou Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• "fluvial-lacustrine environments"
• "terrigenous clastics"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1978

Primary reference: Z. Qiu, C. Li, and S. Wang. 1981. Miocene mammalian fossils from Xining Basin, Qinghai. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 19(2):156-173 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34670: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Megacricetodon sinensis Qiu et al. 1981 mouse
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Protalactaga tunggurensis Wood 1936 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer