Heti Formation Locality 2 (Eocene of China)

Also known as Qinlongshanmiao, Yuanquxian

Where: Shanxi, China (35.3° N, 111.7° E: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 105.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• the Hedi Formation is now known as the Heti Formation and is Sharamurunian (Beard and Wang 2004)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green, blue marl and gray, white sandstone

• Yuanqu basin
• Grayish-white huge sandstone layer, composed of feldspar and quarz.

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 41117: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 07.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae
"Amynodon sinensis n. sp." = Sianodon sinensis
"Amynodon sinensis n. sp." = Sianodon sinensis Zdansky 1930 odd-toed ungulate