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Paleontological Journal

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 98–103 | Cite as

Records of elasmobranchian teeth in the Bartonian of the northern Caucasus (Russia) and Crimea (Ukraine)

  • T. P. MalyshkinaEmail author
  • G. González-Barba
  • A. F. Bannikov
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Abstract

Teeth of 14 shark species belonging to ten genera are recorded in the Middle Eocene (Kuma Horizon, Bartonian) bony fish localities of the northern Caucasus (Pshekha River) and Crimea (vicinity of Bakhchisarai). Most of the taxa are typical for the tropical Tethys.

Keywords

Elasmobranchian teeth Bartonian northern Caucasus Crimea 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. P. Malyshkina
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. González-Barba
    • 2
  • A. F. Bannikov
    • 3
  1. 1.Zavaritsky Institute of Geology and Geochemistry, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Universidad Autónoma de Baja California SurLa Paz, BCSMéxico
  3. 3.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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