Aleg Teeg [SMPE] (Cretaceous to of Mongolia)

Also known as Alag Teg, Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (44.3° N, 103.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 92.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Alagteeg Formation, Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• Also specimens from Djadokhta Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; siliciclastic sediments

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by SMPE in 1969-1970; reposited in the PIN

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• The collection is composed of approximately 285 specimens, including ~160 vertebrae (disarticulated, except for three articulated series, including one of four cervicals, one of seven caudals, and another of 21 caudals), over 20 rib fragments, ~20 girdle elements, ~30 complete and fragmentary limb bones, ~30 isolated manual and pedal bones, and ~15 cervical half-ring fragments. This material, all of which is prepared, was examined by the first and second authors

•via measurements, observations, and photographs.

•Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition

Primary reference: R. Gradzinski, Z. Kielan-Jaworowska, and T. Maryanska. 1977. Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions. Acta Geologica Polonica 27(3):281-318 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167657: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 27.03.2015, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
 Avetheropoda -
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Pinacosaurus grangeri Gilmore 1933 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Protoceratopsidae
? Protoceratops andrewsi Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Plesiohadros djadokhtaensis n. gen. n. sp. Tsogtbaatar et al. 2014 bird foot dinosaur
MPC-D100/745, 751