Kvabebi (Pliocene of Georgia)

Where: Georgia (41.4° N, 46.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 47.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Late Pliocene. Marine sediments equivalent to the continental Mesoaktshagylien age.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Marine sediments.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Gabounia. 1974. A propos du Villafranchian du Caucase. Memoires du Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres 78(1):145-148 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40392: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 23.06.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
"Dicerorhinus megarhinus" = Dihoplus megarhinus, Stephanorhinus megarhinus1
"Dicerorhinus megarhinus" = Dihoplus megarhinus de Christol 1835 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion crusafonti hipparionine horse
Hipparion rocinantis1 Hernández Pacheco 1921 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus minimus1 Devéze and Bouillet 1827 bear
Ursus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 bear
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
Nyctereutes megamastoides Pomel 1842 raccoon dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
"Felis (Lynx) issiodorensis" = Lynx issiodorensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 lynx
Dinofelis sp.2 Zdansky 1924 cat
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Hyracoidea - Pliohyracidae
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Oryx sp. de Blainville 1816 oryx
Oryx (Aegoryx) sp.1 de Blainville 1816 oryx
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Pseudalces sp. Flerov 1962 deer
Eucladoceros sp. Falconer 1868 deer
Procapreolus sp. Schlosser 1929 deer