southern and eastern Nemegt Basin (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition, Nemegtu

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.5° N, 101.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.7° N, 90.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Barun Goyot Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Lower Nemegt Beds = Barun Goyot Fm.; the "barren series" ("nemaya tolshcha")

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, fine-grained, red sandstone and brown, red, sandy mudstone

• "fine-grained poorly cemented sandstones with rare intercalations of sandy mudstones. The sandstones usually have a brick-red colour, while the mudstones are of a somewhat darker reddish-brown colour."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by PMPE in 1965, 1970–1971

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

Primary reference: Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and N. Dovchin. 1968. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1963-1965. Palaeontologia Polonica 19:7-29 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37022: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2004, edited by Roger Benson and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Myriapoda
 Spirobolida -
Gobiulus sp.1 Dzik 1975 millipede
Reptilia
 Testudines - Lindholmemydidae
Mongolemys elegans3 Khosatzky and Mlynarski 1971 turtle
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Ankylosauridae indet.6 Brown 1908 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Protoceratopsidae
Protoceratopsidae indet.7 Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
eggs; ZPAL MgOv-I/27a, b, 2
 Neornithischia -
Protoceratops sp.6 Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
 Squamata -
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zalambdalestidae
Zofialestes longidens n. gen. n. sp.2
Zofialestes longidens n. gen. n. sp.2 Fostowicz-Frelik 2016 eutherian
ZPAL MgM-I/35 (right mandible)
 Theriiformes -
Deltatheridium pretrituberculare5 Gregory and Simpson 1926 mammal
 Multituberculata -
Chulsanbaatar vulgaris4 Kielan-Jaworowska 1974 multituberculate
Nemegtbaatar gobiensis4 Kielan-Jaworowska 1974 multituberculate