Ak-Kaya (Eocene of Ukraine)

Where: Crimea, Ukraine (45.1° N, 34.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 29.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Maikop?

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. A. Zvonok, I. G. Danilov, and E. V. Syromyatnikova. 2013. The First Reliable Record of Fossil Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelyidae) in Northern Eurasia (Middle Eocene of Ukraine). Paleontological Journal 2013(1):70-73 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140018: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Dermochelyidae
Dermochelyidae indet. Lydekker 1889 leatherback
 Squamata - Palaeophiidae
Palaeophis nessovi Averianov 1997 snake
Palaeophis tamdy Averianov 1997 snake