Lake Chelkar-Teniz (Oligocene of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Myn-Say, Kur-Say, Ak-Say; Shalkarteniz

Where: Aktyubinskaya, Kazakhstan (48.7° N, 60.0° E: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 57.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Indricotherium layers

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 73994: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.07.2007, edited by Philip Mannion and Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
Trionyx tshelkarensis n. sp.2 Chkhikvadze 1973 turtle
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Prosciurus sp. Matthew 1903 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Castoridae
 Rodentia - Bathyergidae
Tsaganomys sp. Matthew and Granger 1923 mole rat
 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
Schizotherium turgaicum Borissiak 1921 chalicothere
 Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae
Cadurcodon cf. kazakademius3 Biryukov 1961 odd-toed ungulate
PIN 478-393
 Perissodactyla -
Ergilia kazachstanica1 Gromov 1960 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Eggysodontidae
"Epiaceratherium turgaicum n. gen. n. sp." = Tenisia turgaica4
"Epiaceratherium turgaicum n. gen. n. sp." = Tenisia turgaica4 Borissiak 1915 odd-toed ungulate
PIN 1401-138
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Colodon orientalis n. sp. Borissyak 1918 tapir
PIN 1442-49 - type
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran