Nemegt, Central Sayr, site 1 [PMPE] (Cretaceous to of Mongolia)

Also known as Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions, Nem001

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.5° N, 101.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 90.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nemegt Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• lower part of Nemegt Formation (= Upper Nemegt beds here), just above the Passage Series and at top of them as well

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; white, conglomeratic sandstone and mudstone

• "light sandstone with gravel"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collected by Borsuk-Bilaynicka & PMPE in 1964

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and K. Kowalski. 1965. Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions to the Gobi Desert in 1963 and 1964. Bulletin de l'Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Cl. II 13(3):175-179 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 37010: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tarbosaurus sp.1 Maleev 1955 tyrannosaurid
"one almost complete skeleton of a deinodontid dinosaur (4 m. long)
 Neornithischia - Protoceratopsidae
Protoceratopsidae indet.2 Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
bone fragments, eggs; ZPAL MgOv-I/3, I/4