Madygen, PIN collection 1225, Madygen area (Triassic of Kyrgyzstan)

Where: Osh, Kyrgyzstan (40.0° N, 70.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 60.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Madygen Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Usually considered Ladinian-Carnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Oxbow lake. Madygen basin; tectonically-induced intermontane basin. Complex facies pattern consistent with active tectonics in upland region.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1969. Istoricheskoe Razvitie Zhestkokrylykh-Arkhostemat [Historical Development of the Archostomate Beetles]. Trudy Akademiya Nauk SSSR 125:1-240 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122948: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Rhabdocupes baculatus Ponomarenko 1969 reticulated beetle
PIN 1225/534