Pongsan (Eocene of North Korea)

Also known as Hosan in Japanese

Where: Hwanghae-do, North Korea (38.5° N, 125.8° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 121.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• no formation name listed in Tomida and Lee (2004)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: F. Takai. 1958. On Cenozoic vertebrates in Korea. International Geology Review 10(1):47-51 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48621: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Protitanotherium koreanicum Takai 1939 brontothere
 Perissodactyla - Lophialetidae
Lophialetes tokunagai odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla -
Rhinocerotoidea indet. Gray 1821 odd-toed ungulate
? Caenolophus makii odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
"Plesiocolopirus grangeri" = Plesiocolopirus grangeri, "Desmatotherium grangeri" = Plesiocolopirus grangeri, Colodon hodosimai
"Plesiocolopirus grangeri" = Plesiocolopirus grangeri Tokunaga 1933 tapir
"Desmatotherium grangeri" = Plesiocolopirus grangeri Tokunaga 1933 tapir
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
? Harpagolestes koreanicus Shikama 1943 condylarth