Skobelevskaya Syncline, northern wing (Coniacian) (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (38.1° N, 57.7° E: paleocoordinates 31.7° N, 53.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• Gorizont with Micraster cortestudinarium and Echinocorys gravesi

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G.N. Djabarov in 1956

• Repository: Instituta Geologii Gosgeolkoma SSSR (Ashkhabad) = Institute of Geology of the State Geological Committee of the USSR (Askhabad)

Primary reference: G. N. Djabarov. 1964. Verkhnemelovye Morskiy Ezhi Tsentral'nogo Kopet-Daga i ikh Stratigraficheskoe Znachenie 1-114 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196558: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Echinocorys gravesi Desor 1847 sea urchin
includes var. moskvini
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster carinatus n. sp. Djabarov 1964 heart urchin
Micraster cortestudinarium Goldfuss 1826 heart urchin