Mt. Opuk, Kerch, Crimea (Miocene of Ukraine)

Also known as Opouk, Kertch

Where: Crimea, Ukraine (45.1° N, 36.2° E: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 41.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmatian (12.7 - 11.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. F. Veber

Primary reference: A. N. Riabinin. 1946. Novyye nakhodki iskopayemykh reptiliy v krymu [New finds of fossil reptiles in Crimea]. Priroda 1946(11):65-66 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187950: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo bosporica n. sp. Riabinin 1946 turtle