Western Kopet-Dag, NW slope of Danatinskian Kyuren-Daga, Barsli Canyon (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (39.1° N, 55.2° E: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 50.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

• phosporitic horizon

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: A. A. Atabekian, A. E. Glazunova, T. D. Zonova and L. V. Romanovskaia. 1968. New Cretaceous inocerams from some regions of the USSR. In Markovskii, B. P. e. a. ed. Novye vidy drevnikh rastenii i bespozvonochnykh SSSR - vypusk II, chast' pervaia [New species of prehistoric plants and invertebrates of the USSR - volume II, part one]. Moscow, Vsesoiuznyi Nauchno-Issledovatel'skii Geologicheskii Institut (VSEGEI), "Nedra" 198-211 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67686: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 05.12.2006

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Taxonomic list

• Focus on Inoceramus.
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae