Heti Formation Locality 1 (Eocene of China)

Also known as "River Section"; 5301; Tuqiaogou; Zhaili; Chaili

Where: Shanxi, China (35.1° N, 111.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 105.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zhaili Member (Heti Formation), Sharamurunian (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Lei, 1981: Baishui (Baisui) Formation, Lower Oligocene;

•Chow, 1973: Hedi-Formation, Upper Eocene

•Beard and Wang 2004: Zhail Member, Heti Formation, Sharamurunian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; green, blue marl and lithified, fine-grained, medium, brown, red, yellow sandstone

• abandoned channel fill (Beard and Wang 2004)
• Yellow, brown sandstone, intercalated with red, brown fine sandstone, red, grayish-green, blew mudstone and grayish-white limstone. The fossiles are derived from grayish-green marl within these layers.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

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 41116: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 07.07.2004, edited by John Alroy and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Also included are: ?Leptictide, Rodentia and Anthracotheriide, gen. et sp. indet.
Mammalia
 Tillodontia -
Tillodontia indet.2 tillodont
IVPP V2765
 Primates - Eosimiidae
Eosimias centennicus n. sp.1 Beard et al. 1996 monkey
IVPP V11000 - type; referred material: IVPP V10218 and 10219
 Primates - Sivaladapidae
Hoanghonius stehlini n. gen. n. sp.
Hoanghonius stehlini n. gen. n. sp. Zdansky 1930 primate
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Cricetodon schaubi n. sp." = Pappocricetodon schaubi
"Cricetodon schaubi n. sp." = Pappocricetodon schaubi Zdansky 1930 mouse
Referred remains: IVPP V8929 (Tong 1992), IVPP V10287
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
"Banyuesminthus diconjugatus n. gen. n. sp." = Allosminthus diconjugatus7
"Banyuesminthus diconjugatus n. gen. n. sp." = Allosminthus diconjugatus7 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10297 - holotype
 Rodentia -
Anadianomys cf. declivis7 Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V10285 and 10286
 Rodentia - Zelomyidae
Andersomys laoweni n. gen. n. sp.5
Andersomys laoweni n. gen. n. sp.5 Dawson et al. 2003 rodent
IVPP V 13519 - holotype; referred specimens: IVPP V 13520-13523
 Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae
Protataromys yuanquensis n. sp.7 Tong 1997 gundi
IVPP V10261 - type; referred specimen: IVPP V10262
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Primisminthus jinus n. gen. n. sp.7
Primisminthus jinus n. gen. n. sp.7 Tong 1997 jumping mouse
IVPP V10293 - holotype
 Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae
Sianodon sinensis4 Zdansky 1930 odd-toed ungulate
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Yuanqulestes qiui n. gen. n. sp.7
Yuanqulestes qiui n. gen. n. sp.7 Tong 1997 placental
IVPP V10182 - holotype
 Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae
cf. Iconapternodus "sp. 2"7 Tong 1997 placental
IVPP V10202
 Tribosphenida - Changlelestidae
Ictopidium lechei n. gen. n. sp.
Ictopidium lechei n. gen. n. sp. Zdansky 1930 placental
PIU M3433 - type; referred material: IVPP V10171
 Chiroptera - Palaeochiropterygidae
Lapichiropteryx sp.7 Tong 1997 bat
IVPP V10205
Lapichiropteryx xiei n. gen. n. sp.7 Tong 1997 bat
IVPP V10204 - holotype
 Chiroptera - Icaronycteridae
? Icaronycteris sp.7 Jepsen 1966 bat
IVPP V10206
 Carnivora - Canidae
Chailicyon crassidens n. gen. n. sp.3
Chailicyon crassidens n. gen. n. sp.3 Chow 1975 canid
IVPP V4812 - holotype; referred specimen: IVPP V4813
 Artiodactyla -
"Anthracokeryx sinensis" = Bakalovia sinensis4, "Anthracokeryx cf. sinensis" = Bakalovia sinensis4, "Anthracokeryx sinensis" = Bakalovia sinensis9, Anthracokeryx dawsoni n. sp.8
"Anthracokeryx sinensis" = Bakalovia sinensis4 Zdansky 1930 even-toed ungulate
"Anthracokeryx cf. sinensis" = Bakalovia sinensis4 Zdansky 1930 even-toed ungulate
"Anthracokeryx sinensis" = Bakalovia sinensis9 Zdansky 1930 even-toed ungulate
Anthracokeryx dawsoni n. sp.8 Wang 1985 even-toed ungulate
IVPP V7915 - type
 Artiodactyla - Lophiomerycidae
Zhailimeryx jingweni n. gen. n. sp.6
Zhailimeryx jingweni n. gen. n. sp.6 Guo et al. 2000 ruminant
IVPP V11385 - holotype; hypodigm: IVPP V11386