Uilya-Kushlyuk (Paleocene of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (38.6° N, 56.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 51.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Danata Svita Formation, Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov. 2011. New taxonomic synopses and revision of the scombroid fishes (Scombroidei, Perciformes), including billfishes, from the Cenozoic of territories of the former USSR. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 102(4):253-300 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186444: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Teleostei -
Anguilliformes indet. Greenwood et al. 1966 eel
 Lampridiformes -
 Acanthomorphata - Menidae
Mene triangulum Danil'chenko 1968 moonfish
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Archaeus oblongus Danil'chenko 1968
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
"Eocoelopoma portentosum" = Eocoelopoma portentosa Bannikov 1985
Scomberomorus avitus Bannikov 1985
 Scombriformes - Euzaphlegidae
Palimphyes palaeocenicus Daniltshenko 1968
 Scombriformes - Hemingwayidae
Hemingwaya sarissa Sytchevskaya and Prokofiev 2002
 Scombriformes -
Argestichthys vysotzkyi Prokofiev 2002
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Serranus celebratus Danil'chenko 1968 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Kushlukiidae
Kushlukia permira Danil'chenko 1968 perch-like fish
 Perciformes -
Luvarus necopinatus perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Exelliidae
Exellia proxima Danil'chenko 1968 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Brotulidae
Eolamprogrammus senectus Danil'chenko 1968 perch-like fish
 Perciformes -
Avitoluvarus dianae perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Siganidae
 Tetraodontiformes -
 Myctophiformes - Neoscopelidae
Neocassandra mica Daniltshenko 1968
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
 Gonorhynchiformes - Chanidae
 Gasterosteiformes -