Ikovo (Eocene of Ukraine)

Also known as Novopskov

Where: Luhansk, Ukraine (49.5° N, 39.1° E: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 33.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• early Lutetian

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Mayr and E. Zvonok. 2011. Middle Eocene Pelagornithidae and Gaviiformes (Aves) from the Ukrainian Paratethys. Palaeontology 54(6):1347-1359 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 120885: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.11.2011, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet.5 Huxley 1880 bony fish
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Cheloniidae indet.4, "Puppigerus nessovi" = Puppigerus camperi1
Cheloniidae indet.4 Bonaparte 1832 sea turtle
The material of Cheloni idae gen. indet. (Fig. 2) includes the following ele ments: specimens ZIN PH, nos. 18/145 and 19/145, two postorbitals; specimen ZIN PH, no. 20/145, frag mentary right half of upper jaw; specimen ZIN PH, no. 21/145, costal plate IV; specimen ZIN PH, no.22/145, costal plate VII; specimens ZIN PH, nos. 23–27/145, fragments of five costal plates; speci men ZIN PH, no. 28/145, right peripheral plate II (?); specimen ZIN PH, no. 29/145, left peripheral plate II (?); specimen ZIN PH, no. 30/145, peripheral plate VI or VII; specimen ZIN PH, no. 31/145, posterior part of left epiplastron; specimen ZIN PH, no. 32/145, medial part of left hyoplastron; specimen ZIN PH, no. 33/145, medial part of right hypoplastron; speci men ZIN PH, no. 34/145, proximal part of left humerus; specimens ZIN PH, nos. 35/145 and 36/145, two right tibiae
"Puppigerus nessovi" = Puppigerus camperi1 Gray 1831 sea turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx ikoviensis n. sp.1 Danilov et al. 2011 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Argillochelys sp.3 Lydekker 1889 turtle
 Testudines -
Testudinoidea indet.1 Gray 1825 turtle
 Aves -
 Charadriiformes -
Charadriiformes indet.5 Huxley 1867 shorebird
 Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae
? Dasornis sp. Owen 1870 bird
Lutetodontopteryx tethyensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Mayr and Zvonok 2012 bird
 Gaviiformes - Gaviidae
Colymbiculus udovichenkoi n. gen. n. sp. Mayr and Zvonok 2011 loon
 Crocodylia -
Tomistominae indet.5 Kalin 1955 crocodilian