Aikian bank, Tungnan (Pleistocene of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (30.2° N, 105.8° E: paleocoordinates 30.2° N, 105.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• could be younger than Late Pleistocene. No formation given.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• "fluvial or lacustrine deposit"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1954

Primary reference: M. M. Chow. 1957. Note on a small collection of Pleistocene mammalian fossils from Tungnan, Szechuan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 1(1):57-58 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34679: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros sp. Linnaeus 1758 one-horned rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Megatapirus augustus Matthew and Granger 1923 tapir
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Sus cf. scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
cf. Bubalus sp. Hamilton-Smith 1827 water buffalo
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
"Rusa unicolor" = Cervus unicolor Kerr 1792 sambar