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Cherevichnoie, lower layer (Miocene of Ukraine)

Also known as Cherevichnoe, Cherevychne

Where: Odessa, Ukraine (46.6° N, 30.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 30.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 12 (7.8 - 7.2 Ma)

• "Upper Miocene (Lower Meotian, MN 12a)" (Zerova, 1993)

•According to the stratigraphic chart of Zerova (1993), the site is located in the Novoelizavetovsky faunistic subcomplex of the Belkinsky faunistic complex.

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and gravel

• "sand-gravelitic alluvial deposits" (Zerova, 1993)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: Z. Szyndlar and G. A. Zerova. 1992. Miocene snake fauna from Cherevichnoie (Ukraine, USSR), with description of a new species of Vipera. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 184(1):87-99 [J. Head/J. Head/J. Head] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48175: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 15.03.2005, edited by Torsten Liebrecht

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