Çat section, ~20 meter level (Oligocene to of Turkey)

Where: Erzurum, Turkey (39.6° N, 41.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 41.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Komurlu Formation, Rupelian to Rupelian (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• correct spelling: Kömürlü; age based on palynomorphs

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• from the yellowish and dark gray shales

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: A. M. Murray and I. Hoşgör. 2012. An early Oligocene elopiform fish from a new locality in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(2):296-303 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190955: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 31.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Elopiformes -
Echinelops ozcan n. gen. n. sp.
Echinelops ozcan n. gen. n. sp.