Kuban River (Oligocene of Azerbaijan)

Where: Azerbaijan (44.5° N, 41.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 38.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pshekha Horizon Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 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 186452: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Phosichthyidae
Vinciguerria merklini Danilchenko 1946
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Hipposyngnathus convexus n. gen. n. sp.
Hipposyngnathus convexus n. gen. n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Palaeorhynchus zitteli Kramberger 1879
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Serranus comparabilis n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960 perch-like fish
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Eomyctophum limicola n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960 lanternfish
 Alepocephaliformes - Alepocephalidae
Palaeotroctes strictus n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960