Also known as Khoroshevskaya
Where: Russian Federation (47.7° N, 42.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 37.7° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
When: Kharkov Formation, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)
Environment/lithology: coastal; glauconitic sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
• Various shark teeth collected along Calvert Cliffs.
Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),
• Two independent types of collections were used to document the distribution of fossil shark teeth in Calvert Cliffs: (1) teeth recorded in situ (Appendix 1) and (2) teeth collected as float material on the beaches below the cliffs (Appendix 3).
Primary reference: N. P. Kalmykov. 2012. New finding of the ancient whale Basilosaurus (Cetacea, Archaeoceti: Basilosauridae) in the Lower Don Area. Doklady Earth Sciences 442(2):178-180 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 123876: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 01.02.2012, edited by Mark Uhen
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