Tiraspol (Miocene of Moldova)

Where: Moldova (46.9° N, 29.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 28.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• middle Sarmatian

Environment/lithology: marine

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 60271: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Gallus aesculapi Gaudry 1861 junglefowl
 Gruiformes - Gruidae
Urmiornis sp. Mecquenem 1908 crane
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aceratherium incisivum Cuvier 1824 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion gracile hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Phocidae
Pontophoca sarmatica Alekseev 1924 seal
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus gaudryi Forsyth Major 1888 aardvark
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon pentelici" = Mammut
"Mastodon pentelici" = Mammut mastodon
 Ungulata - Suidae