Dabakhana Gorge, Tbilisi (Eocene of Georgia)

Also known as Dabakhan Canyon

Where: Georgia (41.7° N, 44.8° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 50.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Dabakhana Svita Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. G. Danilt'chenko. 1962. Fishes from the Dabakhanian Formation of Georgia. Paleontologischeskii Zhurnal 1:111-126 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185619: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.05.2017, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Argentiniformes - Argentinidae
Proargentina nebulosa n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962
 Stomiatiformes - Phosichthyidae
Vinciguerria distincta n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962
 Stomiatiformes - Stomiidae
"Astronesthes praevius n. sp." = Azemiolestes praevius
"Astronesthes praevius n. sp." = Azemiolestes praevius Danilt'chenko 1962
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnoides levis n. gen. n. sp.
Polyipnoides levis n. gen. n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Auxides devius2, "Scombrosarda devia n. gen. n. sp." = Auxides devia
"Scombrosarda devia n. gen. n. sp." = Auxides devia Danilt'chenko 1962
 Scombriformes - Euzaphlegidae
Palimphyes pinnatus n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Palaeorhynchus senectus n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
"Lepidopus eocaenicus n. sp." = Anenchelum eocaenicus
"Lepidopus eocaenicus n. sp." = Anenchelum eocaenicus Danilt'chenko 1962
 Perciformes -
? Acanthuroidei indet.1 perch-like fish
? Percoidei indet.1 Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Eomyctophum gracile n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962 lanternfish
 Allotriognathi - Lophotidae
Lophotes lenis n. sp. Danilt'chenko 1962