Also known as Merzifon Basin
Where: Turkey (40.9° N, 35.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 35.5° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)
• The Kamisli vertebrate assemblage 'derives from a series of interbedded fine-to-medium grained sandstones with silts in the upper third' of the Upper Pontus series.
•Upper Villafranchian/Lower Biharian.
Collection methods: Specimens in MTA, Ankara and Hannover, Germany.
Primary reference: E. Gulec, F. C. Howell, and T. D. White. 1999. Dursunlu - a new Lower Pleistocene faunal and artifact-bearing locality in southern Anatolia. in Ullrich, H., ed, Hominid evolution - Lifestyles and survival strategies. Edition Archaea, Gelsenkirchen/Schwelm. 349-364 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 39322: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 26.05.2004
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