Cioburciu (Miocene of Moldova)

Where: Tighina Departement, Moldova (46.6° N, 29.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 29.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• The original age is Meotian (or Meotic)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; gray, green, sandy claystone

• sandy clays, green to gray

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. N. Macarovici. 1936. Restes de mammiferes fossiles de la Bessarabie meridionale. Ann. Sci. Univ. Jassy 22:349-367 [E. Fara/E. Fara/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36143: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 14.01.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
"Rhinoceros schleiermacheri" = Dihoplus schleiermacheri, Aceratherium incissivum
"Rhinoceros schleiermacheri" = Dihoplus schleiermacheri Kaup 1834 rhinoceros
tooth Upper P3
Aceratherium incissivum rhinoceros
skulls and limb bones
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion gracile hipparionine horse
skulls and limb bones
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
 Carnivora - Ailuridae
Simocyon primigenius Wagner 1858 red panda
 Carnivora - Felidae
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus gaudryi Major 1888 aardvark
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon pentelici" = Mammut, "Mastodon sp." = Mammut
"Mastodon pentelici" = Mammut mastodon
"Mastodon sp." = Mammut Blumenbach 1799 mastodon
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
"Dinotherium giganteum" = Deinotherium giganteum
"Dinotherium giganteum" = Deinotherium giganteum Kaup 1829 deinothere
 Artiodactyla - Giraffidae
Helladotherium duvernoyi Gaudry and Lartet 1856 giraffe
a proximal end of a metacarpal...
Palaeotragus sp. Gaudry 1861 giraffe
Palaeotragus roueni Gaudry 1861 giraffe
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer
calcanea