TU-5 (Oligocene of Turkey)

Where: Anatolia, Turkey (40.1° N, 43.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 40.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; fine-grained, medium, coarse sandstone

• sands ranging from fine to coarse grained

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Métais, S. Sen, K. Sözeri, S. Peigné, and B. Varol. 2015. Late Paleogene terrestrial fauna and paleoenvironments in Eastern Anatolia: New insights from the Kag˘ızman-Tuzluca Basin. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 107:96-109 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184173: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 07.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ungulata - Lophiomerycidae
Nalameryx sp. Métais et al. 2009 ruminant
Tuz-15 to 23
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
cf. Hyaenodon sp. Laizer and Parieu 1838 eutherian