Tobechnik (Miocene of Ukraine)

Also known as Uzunlar, Ossovinu, Kyz-Aul, Kamysh-Burun

Where: Crimea, Ukraine (45.2° N, 36.4° E: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 42.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• Early Sarmatian-Maeotic, Pontic; middle Sarmatian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. Koretsky. 2001. Morphology and systematics of Miocene Phocinae (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Paratethys and the North Atlantic region. Geologica Hungarica Series Palaeontologica 54:1-109 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 60244: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Phocidae
Pontophoca sarmatica Alekseev 1924 seal
Pachyphoca ukrainica Koretsky and Rahmat 2013 seal
Monachopsis pontica Eichwald 1850 seal
Praepusa vindobonensis Toula 1897 seal