El'dar (Miocene of Georgia)

Where: Georgia (41.3° N, 45.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 49.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: MN 10 mammal zone, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• upper Sarmatian

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 73901: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.07.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates -
Primates indet. Linnaeus 1758 primate
 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
Chalicotherium sp. Kaup 1833 chalicothere
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Carnivora - Phocidae
Phocidae indet. Gray 1821 seal
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Hyaena sp. Brisson 1762 hyaena
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Mastodon longirostris" = Tetralophodon longirostris
"Mastodon longirostris" = Tetralophodon longirostris Kaup 1832 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon pentilici" = Mammut, "Mastodon sp." = Mammut
"Mastodon pentilici" = Mammut mastodon
"Mastodon sp." = Mammut Blumenbach 1799 mastodon
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
"Dinotherium giganteum" = Deinotherium giganteum
"Dinotherium giganteum" = Deinotherium giganteum Kaup 1829 deinothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae
Cetotherium sp. Brandt 1843 whale
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
"Achtiaria borissiakii" = Palaeotragus
"Achtiaria borissiakii" = Palaeotragus giraffe
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Tragocerus sp. Gaudry 1861 antelope
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
 Ungulata -