Novopetrovka, Ukraine (Pliocene of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (47.0° N, 30.0° E: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 29.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 14 (4.9 - 4.2 Ma)

• Early Ruscinian, Early Pliocene.


• In the Kuchurgan Alluvium.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. A. Vangengeim, I. A. Vislobokova, and M. V. Sotnikova. 1998. Large Ruscinian Mammalia in the Territory of the Former Soviet Union. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation 6(4):368-382 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50908: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 24.05.2005, edited by Terri Cleary

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Geoemyda pidoplickai n. sp. Khosatzky 1946 turtle
Holotype: "Fragments of plastron of an adult specimen (epiplastra, hyohypoplastra, xiphiplastra). Institute of Zoology, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR, Kiev"
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Dolichopithecus cf. ruscinensis Depéret 1889 monkey
Macaca sp. Lacépède 1799 macaque
 Ungulata - Bovidae
 Ungulata - Cervidae