Novosergeyevsk Quarry, Kedrovsk Suite. (Pleistocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Novosergeevsk

Where: West Siberia, Russian Federation (50.0° N, 86.7° E: paleocoordinates 50.0° N, 86.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kedrovsk Formation, Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• In this sequence the base of Pleistocene is taken to be 0.8Ma = Early Middle Pleistocene. So this site is listed as Early Pleistocene but is equivalent to the Middle Pleistocene.


• Bluish-grey clays and silts.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Material held in the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Novobirsk (IGG).

Primary reference: I. V. Foronova. 1986. Elephants of the Genus Archidiskodon from the Late Pliocene and Pleistocene of the Kuznetsk Basin (southeastern West Siberia). Quatarpalaontologie 6(29):29-42 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40485: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 24.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogontherii Pohlig 1888 mammoth
1 fragment of left lower M3 (IGG 686).