Tavan Ovoony Deng, RHN-A/7 (Oligocene of Mongolia)

Also known as Taatsiin Gol Area, Valley of Lakes; Huch Teeg

Where: Mongolia (45.5° N, 101.2° E: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 99.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Loh Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Biozone C1 sensu Höck et al. (1999)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown siltstone

• Brown silt

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: M. Morlo and D. Nagel. 2002. New Didymoconidae (Mammalia) from the Oligocene of Central Mongolia and first information on the tooth eruption sequence of the family. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie. Abhandlungen 223(1):123-144 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176447: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 12.02.2016, edited by Pauline Coster

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Heterosminthus cf. firmus1 Zazhigin and Lopatin 2000 rodent
NHMW 2001z0037/0004/1-3
Heterosminthus firmus3 Zazhigin and Lopatin 2000 rodent
Parasminthus cf. tangingoli4 Bohlin 1946 rodent
Bohlinosminthus parvulus4 Bohlin 1946 rodent
NHMW 2013/0221/0000
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Proansomys badamae9 Maridet et al. 2017 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Asianeomys dangheensis8 Wang 2002 rodent
NHMW 2013/0065/0001
 Rodentia - Bathyergidae
Tsaganomys altaicus3 Matthew and Granger 1923 mole rat
 Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae
Yindirtemys deflexus10 Teilhard de Chardin 1926 gundi
NHMW 2006z
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Plesiosminthus asiaticus3 Daxner-Höck and Wu 2003 jumping mouse
Plesiosminthus asiaticus2 Daxner-Höck and Wu 2003 jumping mouse
NHMW2001z 0064/0001/1-9 (Plesiosminthus sp.1 in Höck et al. 1999)
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Desmatolagus cf. chinensis3 Erbajeva and Sen 1998 rabbit
Desmatolagus gobiensis3 Matthew and Granger 1923 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Sinolagomys sp.3 Bohlin 1937 pika
Sinolagomys kansuensis5 Bohlin 1937 pika
NHMW 2013/0243/0001-0003
Sinolagomys major6 Bohlin 1937 pika
Sinolagomys ulungurensis6 Tong 1989 pika
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Amphechinus minutissimus3 Ziegler et al. 2007 hedgehog
Amphechinus major3 Ziegler et al. 2007 hedgehog
Palaeoscaptor cf. rectus3 Matthew and Granger 1924 hedgehog
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Elasmotheriini indet.7 Dollo 1885 rhinoceros
NHMW 2000z0154/0001
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
"Heterosoricinae indet." = Heterosoricidae3
"Heterosoricinae indet." = Heterosoricidae3 Viret and Zapfe 1951 placental
 Didymoconida -
Didymoconus berkeyi Matthew and Granger 1924 eutherian
NHMW 2000z0058/0020
Didymoconus berkey3 eutherian