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Frunzovka-2 (Pliocene of Ukraine)

Also known as Frunzivka

Where: Odessa, Ukraine (47.3° N, 29.7° E: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 29.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 14 (4.9 - 4.2 Ma)

• "Lower Pliocene (Lower Pontian, MN 14)"

•According to the stratigraphic chart in the primary reference, the site is located in the Frunzovski faunistic complex.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

• According to the primary reference, the fossiliferous beds comprise a succession of gravels, sands, silts ("alevrits") and clays.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. A. Zerova. 1993. Late Cainozoic localities of snakes and lizards of Ukraine. Revue de Paléobiologie, Volume spéciale 7:273-280 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht/T. Liebrecht] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 168005: authorized by Johannes Mueller, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 11.04.2015, edited by Mark Uhen

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