Near Jingzhou (Eocene of China)

Also known as Heidangkou

Where: Hubei, China (30.2° N, 111.8° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° N, 105.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yangxi Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• middle part of the Yangxi Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, black, gray shale

• Black and gray shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: L. Hou. 1990. An Eocene bird from Songzi, Hubei province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(1):34-42 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35927: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna K├╝mmell on 12.01.2004, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Aves
 Ralliformes - Songziidae
Songzia heidangkouensis n. gen. n. sp.
Songzia heidangkouensis n. gen. n. sp. Hou 1990 bird
IVPP V8756 - holotype
Mammalia
 Primates - Archicebidae
Archicebus achilles n. gen. n. sp.
Archicebus achilles n. gen. n. sp. Ni et al. 2013 tarsier
IVPP V18618 - holotype