Guanzhuang Mengyinxian County (Eocene of China)

Also known as Kuan-Chuang, Meng-Yin-Hsien County; Kuanchuan

Where: Shandong, China (35.7° N, 117.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 111.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• age uncertain

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coarse-grained sandstone

• Fossils derived from a lense of coarse-grained sand, which was partly cemented by calcareous matrix.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: O. Zdansky. 1930. Die alttertiären Säugetiere Chinas nebst stratigraphischen Bemerkungen (Mammalian fauna of the Lower Tertiary from China and some stratigraphic remarks). Palaeontologia Sinica, Series C 7(2):1-87 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39413: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 28.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Also included is: Hyracotheriine, gen. et sp. indet
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Propalaeotherium sinense n. sp. Zdansky 1930 odd-toed ungulate
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
? Haplomylus sp. Matthew 1915 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida -
Heptaconodon dubium n. gen. n. sp.
Heptaconodon dubium n. gen. n. sp. Zdansky 1930 eutherian