Also known as (part of the) Chikoy Faunal Complex
Where: Western Transbaikalia, Russian Federation (51.0° N, 106.7° E: paleocoordinates 51.2° N, 106.6° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Chikoi Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)
• Middle/Late Pliocene.
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: 'reddish tints of sediments speak also of an arid and hot climate.'
Primary reference: M. A. Erbajeva. 1974. Villafranchian fauna of small mammals of the Western Transbaikal. Memoires du Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres 78(1):137-139 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 40391: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 23.06.2004
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