Selim-Dzhevar (Pliocene of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (54.1° N, 67.7° E: paleocoordinates 54.3° N, 67.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

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 76289: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Arvicola aff. amphibius Linnaeus 1758 European water vole
Cricetus aff. cricetus Linnaeus 1758 European hamster
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor aff. fiber Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian beaver
Steneofiber sp. Geoffroy 1833 beaver
Trogontherium cuvieri Owen 1846 beaver
originally entered as "Trogonotherium cuvieri"
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotona sp. Link 1795 pika
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Talpa sp. Linnaeus 1758 mole
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros sp. Linnaeus 1758 one-horned rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion sp. de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Felidae
Machairodus aphanistus cat
var. tarakliensis
Machairodus ischimicus Orlov 1936 cat
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Mastodon angustidens" = Tetrabelodon angustidens
"Mastodon angustidens" = Tetrabelodon angustidens Cuvier 1806 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon tapiroides" = Zygolophodon tapiroides
"Mastodon tapiroides" = Zygolophodon tapiroides Cuvier 1824 mastodon
 Ungulata -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Paracamelus sp. Schlosser 1903 camel
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Giraffidae indet. Gray 1821 giraffe
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer
Procervus?