Proboscideans (Mammalia) from the late Miocene of Akkașdağı, Turkey

Pascal TASSY

en Geodiversitas 27 (4) - Pages 707-714

Published on 31 December 2005

The proboscidean remains discovered at Akkașdağı (late Miocene of Turkey) belong to two elephantoid species:Choerolophodon pentelici (Gaudry & Lartet, 1856) and “Tetralophodonatticus (Wagner, 1857). This association was previously known in the Turolian locality of Pikermi.

Keywords :

Mammalia, Proboscidea, Elephantoidea, Miocene, Akkașdağı, Central Anatolia, Turkey

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