Mugla Fauna (Miocene of Turkey)

Where: Mugla, Turkey (39.4° N, 37.6° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 37.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. Ozansoy. 1951. Preliminary report on a Pontian mammalian fauna from Mugla. Tèurkiye Jeoloji Kurumu Bèulteni 3(1):147-151 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13998: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 08.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros cf. pachygnathus one-horned rhinoceros
"Rhinoceros schleiermacheri" = Dihoplus schleiermacheri Kaup 1834 rhinoceros
Aceratherium sp. Kaup 1834 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion gracile hipparionine horse
Hipparion sp. de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora -
"Hyena eximia" = Adcrocuta
"Hyena eximia" = Adcrocuta carnivoran
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
 Artiodactyla - Giraffidae
Helladotherium sp. Gaudry 1860 giraffe
Giraffa sp. Brisson 1762 giraffe
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Palaeoryx pallasi Schlosser 1904 antelope
Tragocerus sp. Gaudry 1861 antelope
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle