Armavir at Akhtamar (Miocene of Armenia)

Where: Armenia (40.1° N, 44.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 42.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• middle Sarmatian

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. A. Mchedlidze. 1964. Fossil Cetacea of the Caucasus 1-145 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47620: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.02.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Odontoceti -
Champsodelphis cf. letochae Brandt 1873 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Kentriodontidae
"Champsodelphis cf. fuchsii" = Kentriodon fuchsii1
"Champsodelphis cf. fuchsii" = Kentriodon fuchsii1 Brandt 1873 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
"? Schizodelphis sp." = Schizodelphis2, "Cyrtodelphis sp." = Schizodelphis
"? Schizodelphis sp." = Schizodelphis2 Gervais 1861 toothed whale
"Cyrtodelphis sp." = Schizodelphis Gervais 1861 toothed whale