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Psekoups (Pleistocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Psekups

Where: Kouban, Russian Federation (44.8° N, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 39.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• Early Pleistocene, Middle Villafranchian. Local age is Lower Apcheronien.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40397: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 23.06.2004

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