Little Ukhaa (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Omnogov Aimag, Mongolia (43.6° N, 100.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 90.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Djadokhta Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• The Little Ukhaa locality... shares faunal similarity with Ukhaa Tolgod [Campanian], but it may represent a slightly different age or environment due to the presence of Bagaceratops.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by mongolian Academy of Sciences-American Museum of Natural History Paleontological Expedition in 1996-2001 and possible subsequent years

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• IGM, Institue of Geology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences

Primary reference: M. A. Norell, K.-Q. Gao, and J. Conrad. 2007. A New Platynotan Lizard (Diapsida: Squamata) from the Late Cretaceous Gobi Desert (Ömnögov), Mongolia. American Museum Novitates (3605)1-22 [J. Head/J. Head/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117932: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 29.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Bagaceratops sp. Maryanska and Osmólska 1975 ornithischian
 Squamata -
Ovoo gurvel n. gen. n. sp.
Ovoo gurvel n. gen. n. sp. Norell et al. 2007 lizard
IGM 3/767 (holotype skull)