Ursus kudarensis Baryshnikov, 1985

Asiatic cave bear, Kudaro cave bear



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ursus deningeri kudarensis Baryshnikov, 1985


Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene?





Biology & Ecology










Baryshnikov, Gennady F. (2000). Late Pleistocene cave bear Ursus deningeri kudarensis from the Akhstyrskaya Cave in the Caucasus Russia. Beitraege zur Palaeontologie 25: 145-152.

Baryshnikov, Gennady F., Gimranov, Dmitry and Kosintsev, Pavel. (In Press, 2018). Variability of the upper incisors in the cave bears (Carnivora, Ursidae) from the Caucasus and Urals. Comptes Rendus Palevol. doi: [Abstract]

Baryshnikov, Gennady F. and Puzachenko, Andrey Yu. (2011). Craniometrical variability in the cave bears (Carnivora, Ursidae): Multivariatecomparative analysis. Quaternary International 245: 350-368. [cached copy]

Baryshnikov, Gennady F. and Puzachenko, Andrey Yu. (2018). Morphometry of upper cheek teeth of cave bears (Carnivora, Ursidae). Boreas. doi: [Abstract]

Bocherens, H., Baryshnikov, G., Van Neer, W. (2014). Were bears or lions involved in salmon accumulation in the Middle Palaeolithic of the Caucasus? An isotopic investigation in Kudaro 3 cave. Quaternary International 339-340: 112-118.


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