Pshekha River, Gorny Luch (Oligocene of Georgia)

Also known as Gornyi Luch, Kuma Assemblage

Where: Georgia (44.7° N, 39.8° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 36.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pshekha Horizon Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 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 186469: 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
 Elopiformes -
 Stomiatiformes - Phosichthyidae
Vinciguerria "sp. nov." Jordan and Evermann 1895
 Lampridiformes -
Analectis sp. Daniltshenko 1980
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Sarda sp. Lacépède 1802
Neocybium sp. Leriche 1906
Scomberomorus saevus Bannikov 1982
"Thunnus abchasicus" = Thunnus abchazicus Danil’chenko 1951
 Scombriformes - Euzaphlegidae
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Palaeorhynchus parini Bannikov 1992
 Scombriformes -
Abadzekhia tarletskovi Bannikov 2005
 Scombriformes - Nomeidae
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Lepidopus sp. Gouan 1770
 Perciformes -
? Acanthuroidei indet. perch-like fish
? Percoidei indet. Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Priacanthidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae
 Acanthomorphata - Epigonidae
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
Caprovesposus cf. parvus Danil'chenko 1960
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
"Sardinella" sp. Cuvier and Valenciennes 1847 hering