Locality FTA-30, Sarykamyshsay, Naryn River, Fergana, near Tashkumyr (Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan)

Also known as Tash-Kumyr, Tash-Komur, Tash-Komuer, Taskumyr

Where: Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan (41.3° N, 72.2° E: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 76.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Balabansai Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• the fossiliferous lens in 15-25 cm high and about 4 m wide and 43 m from the base of the formation; Balobansay = Balabansai = Balobansai

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; unlithified, gray, blue claystone

• "catastrophic mud flow"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: replaced with phosphate

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov and M. N. Kaznyshkin. 1985. [A lungfish and turtles from Upper Jurassic of northern Fergana, Kirghiz SSR]. Vestnik Zoologii 1:33-39 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37596: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 17.03.2004, edited by Kaitlin Maguire, Matthew Carrano, Roger Benson and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia indet.5 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet.5 Cuvier 1797 snail
 Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
Osteichthyes indet.5 bony fish
 Lepisosteiformes -
? Lepidotes sp.5 Agassiz 1843 gar
 Palaeoniscoidea -
 Dipnoi -
Ferganoceratodus jurassicus n. gen. n. sp. Nessov and Kaznyshkin 1985 lungfish
 Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae
Ferganobatrachus riabinini n. gen. n. sp.5 Nessov 1990 tetrapod
ZIN PH 17/47, 8/47
? Ferganobatrachus riabinini3 Nessov 1990 tetrapod
ZIN PH 7/47, 10/47, 12/47
 Testudines - Toxochelyidae
Toxocheloides narynensis n. sp. Nessov and Kaznyshkin 1985 sea turtle
 Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae
Xinjiangchelys tianshanensis n. sp.7 Nessov 1995 turtle
Holotype CCMGE 1/12526 and posterior part of the skull, lower jaw, neck, trunk and tail vertebrae, bones of girdles, extremities and shells of approximately 40 specimens.
Xinjiangchelys cf. latimarginalis5 Young and Chow 1953 turtle
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines5
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines5 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
Plesiochelys sp. Rütimeyer 1873 turtle
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
cf. Camarasauridae indet.6 Cope 1877 camarasaurid
 Saurischia -
Tetanurae indet.2 Gauthier 1986 tetanuran
 Avetheropoda - Coeluridae
cf. Coeluridae indet.6 Marsh 1881 coelurid
 Ornithischia -
Ferganocephale adenticulatum n. gen. n. sp.2 Averianov et al. 2005 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet.5 bird foot dinosaur
 Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae
Rhamphorhynchinae indet.2 Nopcsa 1928 pterosaur
Five teeth and two tooth fragments; bone fragments; partial mandible
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Sunosuchus sp.1 Young 1948 crocodilian
 Loricata -
Peipehsuchus sp.5 Young 1948 marine crocodile
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet.5 lizard
2 forms
 Docodonta -
Tashkumyrodon desideratus n. gen. n. sp.4
Tashkumyrodon desideratus n. gen. n. sp.4 Martin and Averianov 2004 dodocont
holotype ZIN 85279
Plantae indet.5 Haeckel 1866
Selachicoprus ferganensis n. sp.8 Vyalov and Khozatzkii 1993