Naran-Bulak Quarry 1 [SMPE] (Paleocene of Mongolia)

Also known as Naran Bulak; North Sphinx

Where: Mongolia (43.5° N, 100.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 91.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Naran Member (Naran Bulak Formation), Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• Base of Naran Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; quartzose, white sandstone

• White quartz sands with intercalated lenses of gravel

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Mongolian Paleontological Expedition of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union in 1948

Primary reference: D. Dashzeveg and D. E. Russell. 1988. Palaeocene and Eocene Mixodontia (Mammalia, Glires) of Mongolia and China. Palaeontology 31(1):129-164 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133398: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 12.09.2012

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Macrobaena mongolica n. gen. n. sp.3
Macrobaena mongolica n. gen. n. sp.3 Tatarinov 1959 turtle
PIN 523-4 - holotype
 Testudines - Lindholmemydidae
Paramongolemys khosatzkyi1 Danilov and Sukhanov 2013 turtle
PIN no. 3102/101
Mongolemys tatarinovi n. sp.2 Sukhanov and Narmandakh 1976 turtle
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Pantolambdodontidae
Archaeolambda sp. Flerov 1952 pantodont
 Glires -
Eomylus zhigdenensis Dashzeveg and Russell 1988 placental
PSS 20-133 (left mandible)
 Glires - Eurymylidae
Eurymylus sp. Matthew and Granger 1925 placental
 Amblypoda - Prodinoceratidae
Prodinoceras sp. Matthew et al. 1929 uintathere
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Pachyaena sp. Cope 1874 condylarth
 Tribosphenida - Arctostylopidae
Arctostylops sp. Matthew 1915 eutherian
 Sarcobora -
Pseudictops sp. Matthew et al. 1929 insectivoran