Tepke-2 (Pleistocene of Kyrgyzstan)

Also known as Tepke 2

Where: Kyrgyzstan (44.0° N, 78.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 78.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• MIddle Pleistocene, possibly end Galerian, Brunhes Chron. In the Tepke section, in the Djirgalan formation, 15 metres below the top of the section.


Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 34448: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 01.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Clethrionomys sp." = Myodes Pallas 1811 vole
Microtus sp. Schrank 1798 vole
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotona sp. Link 1795 pika
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex sp. Linnaeus 1758 long-tailed shrew
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae