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Loh (Oligocene of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (45.3° N, 101.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 99.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tatal Member (Hsanda Gol Formation), Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: X. Wang, M. C. McKenna, and D. Dashzeveg. 2005. Amphicticeps and Amphicynodon (Arctoidea, Carnivora) from Hsanda Gol Formation, Central Mongolia and phylogeny of basal arctoids with comments on zoogeography. American Museum Novitates 3483:1-57 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53979: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.09.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

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