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Bayan Ulan site (lower 3 m) (Paleocene of China)

Also known as Level 1

Where: Nei Mongol, China (43.2° N, 111.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 102.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nomogen Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• Upper Nomogen formation at Bayan Ulan (within the lower 3 m of the section), late Paleocene

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red, muddy siltstone

• Reddish muddy siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1987 and 19921995; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: J. Meng, A. R. Wyss, Y. Hu, Y. Wang, G. J. Bowen and P. L. Koch. 2005. Glires (Mammalia) from the Late Paleocene Bayan Ulan Locality of Inner Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 3473:1-25 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133389: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 11.09.2012

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