Kisatibi village (Pliocene of Georgia)

Also known as PIN collection 4182

Where: Georgia (41.5° N, 43.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 44.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kisatibi Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Ye. K. Sychevskaya in 1977; reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: O. N. Kabakov. 1988. A new lamellicorn beetles of the genus Copris (Insecta) from the Pliocene of Georgia. Paleontological Journal 22(3):112-114 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 145761: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 11.06.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae
Copris (Copris) kartlinus n. sp. Kabakov 1988 scarab beetle
PIN 4182/1