Sulak River (Oligocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Dagestan, Russian Federation (43.1° N, 46.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 44.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Maykop Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov. 2011. New taxonomic synopses and revision of the scombroid fishes (Scombroidei, Perciformes), including billfishes, from the Cenozoic of territories of the former USSR. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 102(4):253-300 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186449: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Argyropelecus cosmovicii Cosmovici and Pauca 1943
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Pseudotetrapturus luteus n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960
 Scombriformes - Chiasmodontidae
Myersiscus grossheimi n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960