Zolotaya Balka (Miocene of Ukraine)

Where: Cherson, Ukraine (47.4° N, 34.0° E: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 33.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• middle Sarmatian

Environment/lithology: limestone

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 60265: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Phocidae
"Phoca" bessarabica Simonescu 1925 seal
Pachyphoca ukrainica Koretsky and Rahmat 2013 seal