Also known as Novosergeevsk Quarry
Where: West Siberia, Russian Federation (54.0° N, 86.7° E: paleocoordinates 54.1° N, 86.6° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
When: ? Sergeyevsk Formation, Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)
• Although the title of the paper says late Pliocene, in this sequence the base of Pleistocene is taken to be 0.8Ma = Early Middle Pleistocene. So this site is equivalent to the Lower Pleistocene, but the specimen may be earlier, hence Plio/Pleistocene.
•This specimen may have been redeposited, as it is very rounded and may therefore be older than the Sergeyevsk suite.
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Material held in the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Novobirsk (IGG).
Primary reference: I. V. Foronova. 1986. Elephants of the Genus Archidiskodon from the Late Pliocene and Pleistocene of the Kuznetsk Basin (southeastern West Siberia). Quatarpalaontologie 6(29):29-42 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 40483: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 24.06.2004
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)