The data on an isolated upper tooth (P4) of Deinotherium sp. from the Late Miocene beds of the Maikop 1 locality (Maikop, Republic of Adygea) are reported. This is the first record of Deinotherium from the Upper Miocene of Russia. The tooth crown of P4 is similar in size to D. proavum Eichwald, 1831 (= D. gigantissimum Stefanescu, 1892).
32 Welllpreserved remains of woolly mammoths Mammuthus primigenius (Blumenbach, 1799) have been found relatively rarely in the permafrost of north ern West Siberia. A number of important finds of young and adult specimens of mammoth from this region have been comprehensively studied . Recent studies of woolly mammoth remains have allowed recc ognition of… (More)
148 The Shestakovo locality (Shestakovo, Chebula region, Kemerovo oblast, Fig. 1) is known for rich occurrences of Early Cretaceous continental fauna [1–3]. A fragment of a skeleton of the Psittacosaurus was first found in 1953 . Since 1995, the locality has been studied by specialists of several research organii zations, including the Borissiak… (More)
The data on a presumable lumbar vertebra of a fossil seal from the Maikopian beds of Kalmykia are provided. The specimen is confined to a suffocation taphocoenosis.