Zheltokamenka (Miocene of Ukraine)

Where: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine (48.5° N, 34.9° E: paleocoordinates 49.0° N, 33.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• middle Sarmatian (Bessarabian; 12.3-11.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: limestone

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 60263: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pisces
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"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aceratherium sp.1 Kaup 1834 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion sp.1 de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
Anchitherium sp.1 von Meyer 1844 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Phocidae
"Phoca" bessarabica2 Simonescu 1925 seal
Pachyphoca chapskii n. sp. Koretsky and Rahmat 2013 seal
Pachyphoca ukrainica Koretsky and Rahmat 2013 seal
 Carnivora - Felidae
Machairodus sp. Kaup 1833 cat
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Mastodon angustidens" = Tetrabelodon angustidens
"Mastodon angustidens" = Tetrabelodon angustidens Cuvier 1806 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Zygolophodon tapiroides1 Cuvier 1824 mastodon
 Ungulata - Suidae
Suidae indet.1 Gray 1821 pig
 Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae
Cetotherium sp.3 Brandt 1843 whale
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
"Palaeotragus expectans" = Palaeotragus1, "Achtiaria expectans" = Palaeotragus
"Palaeotragus expectans" = Palaeotragus1 giraffe
"Achtiaria expectans" = Palaeotragus giraffe
 Ungulata - Lagomerycidae
Lagomeryx sp.1 Roger 1904 ruminant
Dicrocerus sp.1 Lartet 1837 ruminant
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervidae indet.1 Gray 1821 deer