Shamli, Kopetdag (Paleocene of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (37.7° N, 58.7° E: paleocoordinates 1.6° S, 56.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: V. N. Shimansky. 1975. Melovye Nautiloidei. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 150:1-208 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166027: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.02.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Nautilida - Hercoglossidae
Hercoglossa asiatica n. sp. Shimansky 1975 nautiloid