Nagornoye (Eocene of Ukraine)

Also known as Nagirne, Nagorno, Nagornoe

Where: Kirovograd, Ukraine (49.1° N, 33.1° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 28.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: upper Member (Kiev Formation), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone

• dark-green highly glauconitic rock with high sand content and with numerous fish teeth and bones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Geological Museum of the Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University

Primary reference: E. Zvonok. 2012. On the problematic Eocene cetacean from Nagornoye site (Kirovograd prov., Ukraine) and the significance of archaeocetes for stratigraphic research. Geolog Ukrainy 1-2:87-93 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 132381: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.08.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus sp. Blainville 1816 shark
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Hemiscyllium bruxelliensis Herman 1977 carpet shark
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilotritus sp. Goldin and Zvonok 2013 whale