Keton River (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Poronaisk, Poronaysk, Keton-gawa

Where: Sakhalinskaya, Russian Federation (45.9° N, 142.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 140.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Uchiboro Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Uchiboro coal-bearing Formation (according to Matsui & Kawabe, 2015)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Nagao and S. Oishi. 1934. Newly discovered Desmostylus remains in the frontier district of south Sakhalin. Chigaku Zasshi 46:103-111 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70452: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus mirabilis n. sp." = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus mirabilis n. sp." = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian
UHR 18466