Shurab III (PIN collection 2068) (Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan)

Where: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (40.0° N, 70.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 74.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sagul Formation, Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Based on the Sinichenkova and Zherikhin (l.c.) reconstruction these assemblages were restricted to the shallow small oxbow lakes with abundant allochthonous detritus in river valleys. Mesozoic intramontane Tien Shan basins formed by reactivation during Qiangtang collision.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: A. G. Sharov. 1968. Filogeniya ortopteroidnykh nasekomykh. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 118:1-216 [C. Beard/C. Beard/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113381: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 29.07.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Archelcana shurabica n. gen. n. sp.
Archelcana shurabica n. gen. n. sp. Sharov 1968 grasshopper
PIN 2068/41