Uzboy River Valley (Pleistocene of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (39.5° N, 55.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 54.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• All remains were found on talus from a light grey micaeous fine-grained sand.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

• light grey micaeous fine-grained sand.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. A. Dubrovo and A. N. Nigarov. 1990. Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Vertebrate Localities of South-Western Turkmenia, U.S.S.R. Quatarpalaontologie 8:35-45 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40688: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudinoidea indet. Gray 1825 turtle
1 eighth marginal lamella.
Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
Proboscidea indet. proboscidean
small fragments of tusk and dental lamellae - either Palaeoloxodon or Archidiskodon, based on thickness.
 Artiodactyla -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
1 metapodial fragment.