Suleymanli (Miocene of Turkey)

Also known as Süleymanlı

Where: Cankiri, Turkey (40.5° N, 33.6° E: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 33.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: MN 13 mammal zone, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Staesche, H.V. Karl, and U. Staesche. 2007. Fossile Schildkroten aus der Turkei. In U. Staesche (ed.), Fossile Schildkroten aus drei Kontinenten 98:91-149 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184387: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 23.02.2017, edited by Terri Cleary

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo cf. graeca Linnaeus 1758 common tortoise
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguinae indet. Gray 1825 squamates
EUNMH PV-14013-20, osteoderm
Anguis sp. Linnaeus 1758 slow worm
EUNMH PV-14001, dorsal vertebra
Ophisaurus sp. Daudin 1803 glass lizard
EUNMH PV-14000, dorsal vertebra