Taman Peninsula (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Halbinsel Taman

Where: Russian Federation (45.2° N, 36.7° E: paleocoordinates 45.6° N, 42.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

• Zweite Mediterranstuffe (dunkle Schiefertone mit Konkretionen, enthaltend fossilen

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: O. Abel. 1905. Eine Stammtype der Delphiniden aus dem Miocan der Halbinsel Taman. Jahrbuch der Kaiserlich-Koniglichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 60:375-388 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48070: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Cryptodon sinuosus" = Lutraria (Cryptodon)
"Cryptodon sinuosus" = Lutraria (Cryptodon) clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda fragilis" = Nuculana
"Leda fragilis" = Nuculana pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Nassa duplicata true whelk
Mammalia
  -
Ziphius blasii n. sp. Brandt 1873 whale
 Delphinoidea -
Palaeophocaena andrussowi n. gen. n. sp. Abel 1905 toothed whale