Dodogol, Western Transbaikalia (Pleistocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Western Transbaikalia, Russian Federation (51.8° N, 107.6° E: paleocoordinates 51.9° N, 107.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Equivalent to the Odessa complex, Late Villafranchian, earliest Pleistocene.


• reddish clays.

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: M. A. Erbaeva. 1986. The Late Cenozoic Faunistic complexes of Transbaikalia with special reference to the micromammalia. Quatarpalaontologie 6:25-28 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40264: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 21.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Villanyia is represented by a more progressive species.
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys sp. Forsyth-Major 1902 vole
Allophaiomys sp. Kormos 1932 vole
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
"Citellus (Urocitellus) sp." = Spermophilus
"Citellus (Urocitellus) sp." = Spermophilus Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Siphneidae
Prosiphneus sp. Teilhard de Jardin 1926 rodent
Prosiphneus (ex. gr. youngi-pseudarmandi) sp.
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae