Mount Ashutas, river Irtysh (PIN collection 2113) (Oligocene of Kazakhstan)

Where: Saisan, Kazakhstan (48.0° N, 85.4° E: paleocoordinates 49.1° N, 83.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• rock is mostly clayish & soft

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by M. Nenberg in 1927

Primary reference: A. V. Martynov. 1929. Ob iskopayemykh nasekomykh tretichnykh otlozheniy Ashutasa, Zaisanskogo uyezda [Fossil insects from Tertiary deposits in Ashutas, Saisan District]. Trudy Geologicheskogo Muzeya, Akademii Nauk SSSR 5:173-216 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114018: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 09.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea -
"Ulmeriella cockerelli n. sp." = Ulmeriella cockerelli, "Diatermes sibiricus n. gen. n. sp." = Ulmeriella cockerelli
"Ulmeriella cockerelli n. sp." = Ulmeriella cockerelli Martynov 1929 termite
PIN 2113/18(19)
"Diatermes sibiricus n. gen. n. sp." = Ulmeriella cockerelli Martynov 1929 termite
PIN 2113/17
 Lepidoptera - Erebidae
Oligamatites martynovi n. gen. n. sp.
Oligamatites martynovi n. gen. n. sp. Kusnezov 1928 moth
PIN 2113/35(32)
 Trichoptera - Phryganeidae
"Phryganea" sp. Linnaeus 1758 large caddisfly
PIN 2113/33(32)
 Odonata - Megapodagrionidae
Lithagrion elongatum n. sp. Martynov 1929 flatwing
PIN 2113/3(4)
 Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae
"Projagoria conjuncta n. gen. n. sp." = Oligoaeschna conjuncta
"Projagoria conjuncta n. gen. n. sp." = Oligoaeschna conjuncta Martynov 1929 true dragonfly
PIN 2113/583
 Odonata - Aeshnidae
"Basiaeschna ashutasica n. sp." = Oligaeschna ashutasica, Necracantha sp., Necracantha composita n. gen. n. sp., "Epacantha magnifica n. gen. n. sp." = Epiaeschna magnifica
"Basiaeschna ashutasica n. sp." = Oligaeschna ashutasica Martynov 1929 darner dragonfly
PIN 2113/12
Necracantha sp. Martynov 1929 darner dragonfly
PIN 2113/6b
Necracantha composita n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1929 darner dragonfly
PIN 2113/6
"Epacantha magnifica n. gen. n. sp." = Epiaeschna magnifica Martynov 1929 darner dragonfly
PIN 2113/8-9
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Aeschnidiidae indet. Handlirsch 1906 small darner