East of the Erenhot railway station (Eocene of China)

Also known as Iren Dabasu; IVPP locality 1988001; IVPP Loc. 88001

Where: Nei Mongol, China (42.0° N, 112.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 107.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by IVPP in 1988, 1991 and 1994; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: B.-Y. Wang. 2008. Additional rodent material from Houldjin Formation of Erenhot, Nei Mongol, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 46(1):21-30 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174913: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 30.11.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Eosimiidae
Eosimias sp.5 Beard et al. 1994 monkey
IVPP V15529
 Primates - Omomyidae
Pseudoloris erenensis n. sp.5 Wang 2008 tarsier
IVPP V15531 - type
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
? Pappocricetodon sp.2 Tong 1992 mouse
IVPP V14984
Oxynocricetodon erenensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Wang 2007 mouse
IVPP V14989 - holotype
Eocricetodon borealis n. sp.2 Wang 2007 mouse
IVPP V14987 - type
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Allosminthus ernos Wang 1985 rodent
IVPP V14992
Allosminthus majusculus Wang 1985 rodent
IVPP V14991
Allosminthus cf. diconjugatus Tong 1997 rodent
IVPP V14990
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Prosciurus pristinus n. sp. Wang 2008 mountain beaver
IVPP V13575 - type
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Marmotini indet. squirrel
IVPP V15003
 Rodentia -
Yuomys sp.1, Advenimus cf. burkei1, "Advenimus cf. bohlini" = Saykanomys bohlini1
Yuomys sp.1 Li 1975 rodent
IVPP V12528
Advenimus cf. burkei1 Dawson 1964 rodent
IVPP V12526
"Advenimus cf. bohlini" = Saykanomys bohlini1 Dawson 1964 rodent
IVPP V12525
 Rodentia - Gobiomyidae
? Gobiomys sp.1 Wang 2001 rodent
IVPP V12651 and V12652
Gobiomys neimongolensis1 Meng et al. 1999 rodent
IVPP V12519
Gobiomys exiguus1 Wang 2001 rodent
IVPP V12522
Gobiomys cf. exiguus1 Wang 2001 rodent
IVPP V12523
 Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae
Protataromys sp.1 Tong 1997 gundi
IVPP V12527
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet.3 Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
IVPP V14763
Desmatolagus vetustus3 Burke 1941 rabbit
IVPP V14759
Gobiolagus tolmachovi3 Burke 1941 rabbit
IVPP V14761
 Perissodactyla -
? Symphysorrhachis sp.6 Belyaeva 1954 odd-toed ungulate
EMM 0078 and 0123
 Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae
Cadurcodon houldjinensis6 Wang et al. 2009 odd-toed ungulate
EMM 0072-0073
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aprotodon lanzhouensis6 Qiu and Xie 1997 rhinoceros
EMM 0066 and 0079-0084
 Tribosphenida - Changlelestidae
Anatolechinos neimongolensis n. gen. n. sp.4 Wang 2008 placental
IVPP V15532 - type
Ictopidium lechei4 Zdansky 1930 placental
IVPP V15535
 Chiroptera -
Microchiroptera indet.4 Dobson 1875 bat
IVPP V15585