Saribeylar (Eocene of Turkey)

Also known as AK 95-52

Where: Ankara, Turkey (40.1° N, 32.7° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 28.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kartal Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• Originally described as coming from the Kartal Formation, the vertebrate-bearing redbeds of the Kartal Formation north of Ankara were renamed as the Uzuncaridere Formation by Maas et al. (2001; see also Gul, 2003; Sen, 2013)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• " red continental clastic sediments"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. C. Maas, J. G. M. Thewissen, and J. Kappelman. 1998. Hypsamasia seni (Mammalia: Embrithopoda) and other mammals from the Eocene Kartal Formation of Turkey. Bulletin of the Carnigie Museum of Natural History 34:286-297 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84511: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.10.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Squamata -
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
2 species
 Tribosphenida -
Ungulata indet. placental
3 species
 Proboscidea -
Proboscidea indet. Illiger 1811 proboscidean
 Embrithopoda - Arsinoitheriidae
Hypsamasia seni n. gen. n. sp.
Hypsamasia seni n. gen. n. sp. Maas et al. 1998 placental
 Marsupialia -
 Marsupialia - Herpetotheriidae
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae Trouessart 1879 marsupial
n. gen. n. sp.