Binagada asphalt lake (Voinstvensky collection) (Pleistocene of Azerbaijan)

Where: Azerbaijan (40.5° N, 49.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 49.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• According to the most recent study, the age of Binagada fossils is approximately 120,000–96,000 BP (Zubakov, 1999)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: tar; poorly lithified tar

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Found among the things of M. Vointvensky. Probably it was given by N. Burchak-Abramovich. Voinstvensky (1960) mentioned remains from the Binagada, but only bones stored in Azerbaijan. Repository: National Museum of Natural History (Kyiv, Ukraine).

Primary reference: L. V. Gorobets and V. O. Yanenko. 2018. Late Pleistocene birds from Binagada (Azerbaijan) in collection of the National Museum of Natural History (Kyiv, Ukraine). Vestnik Zoologii 52:31-36 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 193355: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.05.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Gyps fulvus Hablizl 1783 Eurasian griffon