Tugrikiyn-Shire [SMPE] (PIN coll. 3143) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Tugrikin Shire, Tögrögiin Shiree, Tugrig Shire, Toogreeg Shire, Toogreekiyn-Shireh, Tugrikin-Us

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (44.2° N, 103.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 92.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tugrugyin Member (Djadokhta Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SMPE in 1969–; reposited in the PIN

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition

Primary reference: S. M. Kurzanov. 1972. Sexual dimorphism in protoceratopsians. Paleontological Journal 1972(1):91-97 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118259: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 11.10.2011, edited by Matthew Carrano, Albert Garcia Selles and Terri Cleary

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
  - Prismatoolithidae
Protoceratopsidovum minimum5 Mikhailov 1994 dinosaur
Protoceratopsidovum sincerum5 Mikhailov 1994 dinosaur
 Saurischia - Elongatoolithidae
Elongatoolithus frustrabilis n. sp.6 Mikhailov 1994 theropod
E1 group eggs; PIN 3143/126
 Neornithischia - Protoceratopsidae
Protoceratopsidae indet.4 Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
P1, P3 group eggs; PIN 3143/126
 Neornithischia -
Protoceratops andrewsi Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
PIN 3143/1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1
 Squamata -
Gurvansaurus potissimus n. gen. n. sp.2, Dzhadochtosaurus giganteus n. gen. n. sp.2
Gurvansaurus potissimus n. gen. n. sp.2 Alifanov 1993 lizard
PIN 3143/104 (holotype partial skull)
Dzhadochtosaurus giganteus n. gen. n. sp.2 Alifanov 1993 lizard
PIN 3143/103 (holotype skull)
 Squamata - Priscagamidae
Mimeosaurus tugrikinensis n. sp.1 Alifanov 1989 lizard
PIN 3143/102
Flaviagama dzerzhinskii n. gen. n. sp.1 Alifanov 1989 lizard
PIN 3143/101 (holotype skull and two articulated vertebrae)
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zalambdalestidae
Barunlestes butleri3 Kielan-Jaworowska 1975 eutherian
PIN 3143/501 (left mandible)