Also known as Tunghsuenkuan beds
Where: Jiangsu, China (32.0° N, 118.9° E: paleocoordinates 32.2° N, 117.5° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)
• The age of Late Miocene is not sure, it is based on the comparison to the better known Tung Gur (Dong Gur) Formation in Inner Mongolia.
•The beds "Dongxuanguan" are also known under "Tunghsuenkuan".
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified, brown, gray, yellow sandstone and unlithified, gray, sandy claystone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: bulk,
• The fragmentary lower jaw of Anchitherium aurelianense is stored in the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology. It has the no: V822
Primary reference: M. M. Chow and C.-K. Hu. 1956. The occurence of Anchitherium aurelianense at Fangshan, Nanking. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica (=Gushengwu xuebao) 4(4):525-533 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 36370: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 27.01.2004, edited by Hannah O'Regan
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