A Pliocene Mioproteus (Urodela: Proteidae) from the Taman Peninsula (Russia)

Elena Syromyatnikova, Alexey Tesakov, Pavel Frolov, Vadim Titov


A material of Mioproteus wezei is described from the Plevaka locality of Taman Peninsula in Russia. It represents the most abundant material on the species to date that facilitates the discussion on its taxonomic status. The record of M. wezei from the Taman Peninsula apparently suggests a wide geographic range of the species in Europe during the Pliocene.


Mioproteus wezei; Proteidae; Pliocene; Taman Peninsula

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2021-28-2-125-128


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