Odessa, Pliocene (Pliocene of Ukraine)

Where: Odessa, Ukraine (46.5° N, 30.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 30.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kuyal'nikian Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• middle Pliocene, Kuyal'nikian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: E. I. Belyaeva. 1948. Catalogue of Tertiary Fossil Sites of the Land Mammals in the U.S.S.R. [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 76502: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Perciformes -
Perca sp. Linnaeus 1758 perch
 Perciformes - Latidae
Lates sp. Cuvier 1828 lates
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Leuciscus sp. Cuvier 1817 carp-like fish
Scardinius nordmani carp-like fish
Tinca sp. Cuvier 1817 carp-like fish
 Cypriniformes - Cobitidae
Cobitis nordmanni carp-like fish
 Siluriformes - Siluridae
Silurus glanis catfish
subspecies fossilis
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
"Macrocephalochelys pontica" = Chelydropsis murchisoni
"Macrocephalochelys pontica" = Chelydropsis murchisoni Bell 1836 turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo sp. Linnaeus 1758 turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emys sp. Dumeril 1806 pond turtle
Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Cygnus sp. Garsault 1764 swan
 Pelecaniformes - Pelecanidae
Pelecanus odessanus Widhalm 1866 pelican
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Aquila sp. Linnaeus 1758 eagle
 Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae
"Pliocarbo longipes" = Phalacrocorax longipes
"Pliocarbo longipes" = Phalacrocorax longipes Tugarinov 1940 cormorant
Mammalia
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotona sp. Link 1795 pika
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros sp. Linnaeus 1758 one-horned rhinoceros
"Diceros cf. pachygnathus" = Ceratotherium neumayri Osborn 1900 white rhino
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion crassum Gervais 1859 hipparionine horse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon arvenensis" = Mammut
"Mastodon arvenensis" = Mammut mastodon
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Paracamelus sp. Schlosser 1903 camel
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Delphinus sp. Linnaeus 1758 common dolphin