Karaungir (PIN collection 2494) (Permian of Kazakhstan)

Where: Zaisan, Kazakhstan (47.3° N, 85.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 66.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Akkolka Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified mudstone

• Zaisan basin; extensional basin in sinistral shear zone during collapse of Altaid orogen

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

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 122972: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Taldycupedidae
Taldycupes reticulatus n. sp. Ponomarenko 1969 beetle
PIN 2494/2