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Sharga 2 (Miocene of Mongolia)

Also known as Shargain Gobi

Where: Mongolia (43.5° N, 100.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 98.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oshin Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Zazhigin in 1978

Primary reference: A. V. Lopatin and V. S. Zazhigin. 2003. New Brachyericinae (Erinaceidae, Insectivora, Mammalia) from the Oligocene and Miocene of Asia. Paleontological Journal 37(1):62-75 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 180876: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 05.08.2016, edited by Mark Uhen

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