Pshekha River, Gorny Luch (Oligocene of Georgia)

Also known as Gornyi Luch, Kuma Assemblage

Where: Georgia (44.7° N, 39.8° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 36.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pshekha Horizon Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov. 2011. New taxonomic synopses and revision of the scombroid fishes (Scombroidei, Perciformes), including billfishes, from the Cenozoic of territories of the former USSR. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 102(4):253-300 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186469: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017, edited by Patricia Holroyd and Owen Alfaro

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Elopiformes -
 Teleostei -
Anguilliformes indet.3 Greenwood et al. 1966 eel
 Lampriformes - Lophotidae
Oligolophotes fragosus n. gen. n. sp.1
Oligolophotes fragosus n. gen. n. sp.1 Bannikov 1999
 Teleostei -
Percomorphacea indet.4 Wiley and Johnson 2010
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
"Sardinella" sp.3 Cuvier and Valenciennes 1847 herring
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
Caprovesposus cf. parvus3 Danil'chenko 1960
 Acanthomorphata - Epigonidae
 Acanthomorphata - Siganidae
Eosiganus kumaensis3 Tyler and Bannikov 1997
 Perciformes -
? Percoidei indet.3 Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
? Acanthuroidei indet.3 perch-like fish
 Tetraodontiformes - Molidae
Eomola bimaxillaria n. gen. n. sp.5
Eomola bimaxillaria n. gen. n. sp.5 Tyler and Bannikov 1992
 Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae
 Tetraodontiformes -
 Acanthomorphata - Priacanthidae
"Priacanthus" sp.3 Oken 1817
 Scombriformes - Gempylidae
Abadzekhia tarletskovi Bannikov 2005
 Scombriformes - Ariommatidae
Isurichthys breviusculus n. sp.2 Bannikov 2012
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Sarda sp.3 Lacépède 1802
"Thunnus abchasicus" = Thunnus abchazicus3 Danil’chenko 1951
Neocybium sp.3 Leriche 1906
Scomberomorus saevus3 Bannikov 1982
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Lepidopus sp.3 Gouan 1770
 Scombriformes - Nomeidae
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Palaeorhynchus parini3 Bannikov 1992
 Scombriformes - Euzaphlegidae
Palimphyes pshekhaensis3 Bannikov 1993
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
 Lampridiformes - Turkmenidae
Analectis sp.3 Daniltshenko 1980
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Stomiatiformes - Phosichthyidae
Vinciguerria "sp. nov."3 Jordan and Evermann 1895