Tepke-2 Lower (Pleistocene of Kyrgyzstan)

Also known as Tepke 2 Lower

Where: Kyrgyzstan (44.0° N, 78.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.1° N, 77.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Middle Pleistocene. 6m below Tepke-2 bone horizon.

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

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 34449: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 01.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• An elephant tooth fragment
Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogontherii Pohlig 1888 mammoth
Mammuthus trogontherii trogontherii