Tezheva Syncline (Micraster glyphus gorizont) (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (38.4° N, 57.1° E: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 52.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Micraster glyphus other zone, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: 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 196659: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster glyphus Schluter 1869 heart urchin