Shine Usny Tolgod [HMNS-GIN] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Shine Usny Tolgoi

Where: Dornogov, Mongolia (45.1° N, 111.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 111.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by HMNS-GIN in 11-12 June 1994

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• HMNS-Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences

Primary reference: W. Watabe and S. Suzuki. 2000. Report on the Japan–Mongolia Joint Paleontological Expedition to the Gobi desert, 1994. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 1:30-44 [R. Benson/R. Benson/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 127659: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 21.05.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 bony fish
"ganoid fish scale"
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocidae sp.1 Cope 1869 turtle
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.2 Owen 1842 dinosaur
"many fragmentary bones of dinosaurs"
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
teeth, femur
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosauridae indet. Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
 Ornithischia -
Ankylosauria indet. Osborn 1923 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866