Kairakkum C2 Formation: Pliocene, Uzbekistan

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Elasmotherium sp. Fischer 1808
Dicerorhinus sp. Gloger 1841
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Archidiskodon meridionalis (Nesti 1825)
Archidiskodon meridionalis meridionalis
    = Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825
McKenna and Bell 1997
Mammuthus meridionalis meridionalis
see common names

Coordinates: 41.0° North, 69.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.2° North, 68.8° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Neogene Epoch:Pliocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Pliocene
Age range of interval:5.33300 - 2.58800 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: Upper Pliocene, Middle Villafranchian, MN17. Correlated with the Sokh suite. Faunal remains in the C2 Formation are associated with a boundary of normal and reversed polarity, interpreted as the Gauss/Matuyama boundary.
Lithology and environment
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Database number:34443
Authorizer:A. Turner Enterer:H. O'Regan
Modifier:H. O'Regan Research group:PACED
Created:2003-09-01 06:46:48 Last modified:2003-09-01 09:46:48
Access level:the public Released:2003-09-01 06:46:48
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

9043.PACED M.V. Sotnikova, A.E. Dodonov, and A.V. Pen'kov. 1997. Upper Cenozoic bio-magnetic stratigraphy of Central Asian mammalian localities. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 133:243-258 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]

Secondary references:

7584 M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level 1-640 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]