Tcheleken (Pleistocene of Turkmenistan)

Also known as Cheleken, Celeken

Where: Turkmenistan (39.5° N, 53.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 53.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Middle Apsheronian deposits = Waalian = Early Pleistocene.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 40693: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
 Delphinoidea - Delphinidae
Delphinus delphis Linnaeus 1758 short-beaked common dolphin