Tamanian Faunal unit (Pleistocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (47.0° N, 39.1° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 39.0° E)

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• 1.1-0.8 mya, late Early Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Sotnikova and V. Titov. 2009. Carnivora of the Tamanian faunal unit (the Azov Sea area). Quaternary International 201:43-52 [M. Uhen/A. Munro/A. Munro]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197958: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Alan Munro on 03.12.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis (Xenocyon) lycaonoides Kretzoi 1938 canine
Also questioned prior C. tamanesis finding of another specimen