Also known as Yakhabed
Where: Zulfi, Tajikistan (38.6° N, 69.1° E: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 69.0° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Kairubak suite Formation, Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)
• Normally magnetised deposits, either the Olduvai or Reunion Subchron. Plio-Pleistocene. On the border between the Kuruksay (= Kuruksai) and Kairubak suites. MN17.
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: bulk,
• Found in 1962, excavated since 1971. The faunal lists are very different, as it was excavated by two different teams, both lists have been entered, the only overlap is Equus stenonis.
Primary reference: M.V. Sotnikova, A.E. Dodonov, and A.V. Pen'kov. 1997. Upper Cenozoic bio-magnetic stratigraphy of Central Asian mammalian localities. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 133:243-258 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 34434: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 01.09.2003
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