Nanhawangou, Lierbao (Miocene of China)

Where: Qinghai, China (36.3° N, 102.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 101.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hsienshuiko Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• "fluvial-lacustrine environment"
• "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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34676: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium wimani Hopwood 1935 gomphothere
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Bunolistriodon minheensis Qiu et al. 1981 pig
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
? Oioceros noverca Pilgrim 1934 antelope
 Artiodactyla - Moschidae
Micromeryx sp. Lartet 1851 musk deer