Dzhilanchik River (Miocene of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (49.5° N, 63.1° E: paleocoordinates 50.1° N, 62.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• JA: said to be early Miocene, but the faunal assemblage is unquestionably middle Miocene

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 75058: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.09.2007

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
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Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768 reptile
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Brachypotherium aurelanensi rhinoceros
var. gailiti
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Trilophodon inopinatus" = Gomphotherium
"Trilophodon inopinatus" = Gomphotherium gomphothere
Serridentinus?
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon atavus" = Mammut
"Mastodon atavus" = Mammut mastodon
 Ungulata -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
unclassified
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Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866