Khoroshevskii Cossack Village (Eocene of Russian Federation)

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

• quartz-glauconite aleurolinites

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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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilosauridae indet. Cope 1867 whale