Bogdo Mountain, Astrakan (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (48.1° N, 46.9° E: paleocoordinates 26.3° N, 43.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Spathian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Roderick Murchison, Eduoard Verneuil, Alexandre Keyserling in 1840

Primary reference: E. de Verneuil. 1845. Paléontologie. Géologie de la Russie d'Europe et des Montagne de l'Oural, Paléontologie 2(3):1-512 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117348: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Avicula dalailamae n. sp. de Verneuil 1845 pearl oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
"Avicula ? alberti" = Bakevellia albertii
"Avicula ? alberti" = Bakevellia albertii Munster 1838 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus beaumonti n. sp. de Verneuil 1845 mussel
Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Tirolitidae
"Goniatites bogdoanus" = Dorikranites bogdoanus
"Goniatites bogdoanus" = Dorikranites bogdoanus von Buch 1830 ceratite