Torta-Mola (Oligocene of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Tort Mola; Right bank of Dulugaly-Dgilanchik River

Where: Kazakhstan (47.8° N, 67.7° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 65.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• Brown-red clays

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Akynov in 1984

Primary reference: V. Reshetov, N. Spassov, and B. Baishashov. 1993. Tenisia gen. nov.: taxonomic revaluation of the asian Oligocene rhinocerotoid Eggysodon turgacum (Borissiak, 1915) (Mammalia, Perissodactlya, Hyracodontidae). GĂ©obios 26(6):715-722 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177059: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 18.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae
Tenisia turgaica Borissiak 1915 odd-toed ungulate
Coll. Inst. of Zool. Acad. Sci. Kazakhstan no. 4-2, 3