Dynamics of the freshwater ichthyofauna diversity in the Late Miocene of the Southern Ukraine

TitleDynamics of the freshwater ichthyofauna diversity in the Late Miocene of the Southern Ukraine
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsKovalchuk, OM, Emelyanov, IG
Abbreviated Key TitleDopov. Nac. akad. nauk Ukr.
Date Published6/2015

The ecological characteristics of the Late Miocene freshwater fish assemblages of the Southern Ukraine are studied. The taxonomic analysis of the late Sarmatian, Meotian, and Pontian ichthyocomplexes from 24 fossil-bearing strata of 20 localities has been carried out. Taxonomic complexity of the Late Miocene bony fish assemblages is estimated, and the comparison of their faunistic composition with oryctocenoses close by age on the territory of Europe and Asia is presented.

Keywordsfreshwater ichthyofauna, late Sarmatian, Meotian, Pontian, taxonomic diversity, Ukraine
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