Tikhie Gory (PIN collection 2506) (Permian of Russian Federation)

Also known as Silent Mountains

Where: Kazan, Russian Federation (55.9° N, 53.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.1° N, 44.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baitugan Formation, Roadian (272.3 - 268.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; lithified, gray claystone

• "Unfossiliferous Sandstone overlaid by various shales of dark greyish sandy limestone, clayey limestone, occasionally interrupted by clay, and by dark grey limestone, sometimes alternating. Thickness of dark beds is about 5 m. Upper parts is filled with plants, fishes, shells and insect wings. Pieces of gypsum are not infrequent in these beds.

•This lime series is covered by a thin layer (1/2-1 m) of whitish-yellow limestone. Above that recur sandy & clayey limestones with remains of plants, fishes and rarely of insects." Martynov, 1930

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. Martynov in 1931; reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: A. V. Martynov. 1932. Permian fossil Insects from the Arkhangelsk district. Part II. Neuroptera, Megaloptera and Coleoptera, with the description of two new beetles from Tikhie Gory. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 2:63-96 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 116877: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 13.09.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Coleoscytidae
Coleoscyta kamensis n. sp.1 Becker-Migdisova 1960 planthopper
PIN 2506/34
Coleoscyta martynovi n. sp.1 Becker-Migdisova 1960 planthopper
PIN 2506/20(33)
 Coleoptera - Permocupedidae
Permocupes semenovi n. gen. n. sp., "Permocupoides distinctus n. gen. n. sp." = Permocupes distinctus
Permocupes semenovi n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1932 beetle
PIN 2506/1
"Permocupoides distinctus n. gen. n. sp." = Permocupes distinctus Martynov 1932 beetle
PIN 2506/2
 Mecoptera - Permochoristidae
Petromantis rossica2 Handlirsch 1904 scorpionfly
PIN 2506/92