Odessa Region (Miocene of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (46.6° N, 30.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° N, 30.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

Environment/lithology: lithified, sandy sandstone

• alluvial sands

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: A. S. Umanskaya. 1980. Miotsenovye Ptitsy Zapadnogo Prichernomoria USSR. Fauna i Systematika 17-21 [J. Hunter/D. Ehrenburg/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 39816: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Dina Ehrenburg on 07.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Falconiformes - Falconidae
Falco medius n. sp.
Falco medius n. sp. falcon
 Piciformes - Picidae
Picus peregrinabundus n. sp. woodpecker
 Gaviiformes - Gaviidae
Gavia paradoxa n. sp. loon