Chaungsongyi 2, Upper Irrawaddy (Pleistocene of Myanmar)

Also known as AMNH A9

Where: Myanmar (21.8° N, 94.7° E: paleocoordinates 21.3° N, 94.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Irrawaddy Formation), Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; ferruginous, argillaceous, carbonaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized, replaced with silica

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: E. Colbert. 1938. Fossil mammals from Burma in the American Museum of Natural History. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 74:255-436 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41266: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon insignis elephant
S. insignis birmanicus
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866