Gumista River (Oligocene to of Georgia)

Where: Abkhazia, Georgia (43.2° N, 40.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 46.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kuma Horizon Formation, Oligocene to Oligocene (33.9 - 5.3 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 186462: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Archaeus glarisianus Agassiz 1834
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Pseudotetrapturus luteus Danil'chenko 1960
Homorhynchus colei Agassiz 1833
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Serranus comparabilis Danil'chenko 1960 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
Caprovesposus parvus n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Palaeogadus latebrosus n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Alosa genuina n. sp. Danil'chenko 1960 hering