Perekishkyul (Oligocene of Azerbaijan)

Where: Azerbaijan (40.5° N, 49.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 47.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Maikop Group, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• Maikop series?

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. A. Mchedlidze. 1970. Nekotorye obschie cherty istorii kitoobraznykh. Chast I 1-111 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45737: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.11.2004, edited by David Nicholson

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Thunnus sp.4 South 1845
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Merluccius lednevi6 Bogatshov 1933
Reptilia
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
"Glarichelys gwinneri" = Chelonia gwinneri3
"Glarichelys gwinneri" = Chelonia gwinneri3 Wegner 1917 green sea turtle
Aves
 Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae
Caspiodontornis kobystanicus n. gen. n. sp.2 Aslanova and Burchak-Abramowich 1982 bird
Mammalia
 Odontoceti -
Oligodelphis azerbajdzanicus n. gen. n. sp.5 Aslanova and Mchedlidze 1976 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Squalodontidae
Squalodon barbarus n. sp.5 Mchedlidze and Aslanova 1968 toothed whale
 Odontoceti -
Ferecetotherium kelloggi n. gen. n. sp. Mchedlidze 1970 toothed whale
Atropatenocetus posteocenicus n. gen. n. sp.1 Aslanova 1977 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
Iniopsis caucasica n. gen. n. sp.5
Iniopsis caucasica n. gen. n. sp.5 Lydekker 1893 toothed whale