Houtiyn-Hotgor Depression (outcrop 296/12) (Jurassic of Mongolia)

Also known as PIN collection 3688

Where: Dund-Gov’ Aymag, Mongolia (45.6° N, 107.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 110.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ulaan-Ereg Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified shale

• Early syn-rift phase (Graham et al., 2001); extensional stress field from collapse of Mongolia-Okhotsk orogenic belt (Wu, 2013).
• "Paper shales"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: P. Vršanský. 2008. Late Jurassic Cockroaches (Insecta, Blattaria) from the Houtiyn-Hotgor Locality in Mongolia. Paleontological Journal 42(1):36-42 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117698: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 25.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Blattula choutinensis Vršanský 2008 winged insect
PIN 3688/837