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

Pascal TASSY

en Geodiversitas 27 (4) - Pages 707-714

Published on 31 December 2005

This article is a part of the thematic issue Geology, mammals and environments at Akkașdağı, late Miocene of Central Anatolia

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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