Bereslavka (lower Maastrichtian) (Cretaceous to of Russian Federation)

Where: Volgograd, Russian Federation (48.6° N, 44.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 39.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• unnamed unit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. O. Averianov and A. A. Yarkov. 2004. Carnivorous dinosaurs (Saurischia, Theropoda) from the Maastrichtian of the Volga-Don interfluve, Russia. Paleontological Journal 38(1):78-82 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38075: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.04.2004, edited by Patricia Holroyd and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Porifera indet.1 Grant 1836
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Plioplatecarpus sp. Dollo 1882 mosasaur
Mosasaurus sp. Parkinson 1822 mosasaur
 Theropoda -
 Saurischia - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosauridae indet.2 Colbert and Russell 1969 maniraptoran
 Hesperornithiformes - Hesperornithidae
Asiahesperornis sp.3 Nessov and Prizemlin 1991 bird
 Testudines -
Cryptodira indet.1 Cope 1868 turtle
"Cryptodira incertae sedis" VGI 231/5
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Palaeogaleus sp. Gurr 1963 hound shark
 Lamniformes - Pseudocoracidae
Pseudocorax sp. Priem 1897 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Palaeohypotodus sp. Gl√ľkman 1964 sand tiger shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Cretolamna sp. Glikman 1958 mackerel shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Notidanodon sp. Cappetta 1975 cow shark
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Ischyodus sp. Egerton 1843 plownose chimaera
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Belemnoida -
Belemnoida indet. Gray 1849 belemnite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp.1 Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail