Sharin-Gol (bed 350/6) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as PIN collection 4306

Where: Selenginskij, Mongolia (45.4° N, 109.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 110.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sharin-Gol Formation, Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified lithology not reported

• coal quarry

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by Paleontological group of the Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition in 1986; reposited in the PIN

• collected by the Paleontological group of the Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition in 1986 (A. G. Ponomarenko, the head).

Primary reference: P. Vršanský. 2005. Lower Cretaceous cockroaches and mantids (Insecta: Blattaria, Mantodea) from the Sharin-Gol in Mongolia. Entomological Problems 35(2):163-167 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117954: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.09.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia -
Blattaria indet. Latreille 1810 cockroach
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Shartegoblattina colorata n. sp. Vršanský 2005 cockroach
PIN 4306/175, 168, 169, 170, 173, 176c, 179, 182, 197, 199, 326, 186(189), 191
 Blattaria - Umenocoleidae
Vitisma orientalis n. sp. Vršanský 2005 cockroach
PIN 4306/185(188)
 Blattodea - Ectobiidae
Piniblattella sharingolensis n. sp. Vršanský 2005 cockroach
PIN 4306/193, 184, 198, 174, 190, 192
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama fragmentaria Vršanský 2005 winged insect
PIN 4306/171, 172, 177, 183, 194, 329, 196, 187
Svabula vzorkovana n. gen. n. sp. Vršanský 2005 winged insect
PIN 4306/178
 Mantodea -
Cretophotina sp. Gratshev and Zherikhin 1993 mantis
PIN 4306/180(181)