Pascal TASSY

en Geodiversitas 38 (2) - Pages 261-271

Published on 24 June 2016

This article is a part of the thematic issue Late Miocene mammal locality of Küçükçekmece, European Turkey

The proboscideans found at West-Küçükçekmece (Turkey) are represented by three species, Deinotherium cf. giganteum Kaup, 1829, Choerolophodon pentelici (Gaudry & Lartet, 1856) and “tetralophodont form, gen. and sp. indet.”. This association is characteristic of late Vallesian/Turolian levels in eastern Mediterranean area.


Late Miocene, Vallesian, Turkey, Proboscidea, Deinotherium, Choerolophodon, tetralophodont

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