Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Protoceratops type, Flaming Cliffs, Bayn Dzak, Kwei-wa-ting trail

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (44.0° N, 104.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 93.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bayn Dzak Member (Djadokhta Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Shackelford, Granger, Andrews in 1922–1923, 1925; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Central Asiatic Expedition

Primary reference: W. Granger and W. K. Gregory. 1923. Protoceratops andrewsi, a pre-ceratopsian dinosaur from Mongolia, with an appendix on the structural relationships of the Protoceratops beds. American Museum Novitates 72:1-9 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46152: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.01.2005, edited by Terri Cleary and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Nanhsiungchelyidae indet.2 Yeh 1966 turtle
AMNH 6658, 6659
 Saurischia -
Saurischia indet.1 saurischian
 Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae
Oviraptor sp.3 Osborn 1924 coelurosaur
eggs
Oviraptor philoceratops n. gen. n. sp.7 Osborn 1924 coelurosaur
AMNH 6517
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Velociraptor mongoliensis n. gen. n. sp.7
Velociraptor mongoliensis n. gen. n. sp.7 Osborn 1924 coelurosaur
AMNH 6515
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Saurornithoides mongoliensis n. gen. n. sp.7 Osborn 1924 coelurosaur
AMNH 6516
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Pinacosaurus grangeri n. gen. n. sp.4
Pinacosaurus grangeri n. gen. n. sp.4 Gilmore 1933 ornithischian
AMNH 6523
 Neornithischia -
Protoceratops sp.1 Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
Protoceratops andrewsi n. gen. n. sp. Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
AMNH 6251
 Loricata - Hylaeochampsidae
Shamosuchus djadochtaensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Mook 1924 crocodilian
AMNH FR 6412
 Eosuchia -
Lepidosauria indet.5 Haeckel 1866 lepidosaur
"Sauria undetermined": AMNH 6648, small portions of both lower jaws, parts of maxillaries; AMNH 6521, portions of integument of tail assoc. with 2 caudals; AMNH 6656, articulated right ramus and maxillary with pleurodont dentition unlike other lizards described in the paper
 Squamata - Teiidae
Conicodontosaurus djadochtaensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Gilmore 1943 lizard
AMNH 6519 (holotype), fragmentary skull, parts of both lower jaws and teeth
 Squamata - Varanidae
Telmasaurus grangeri n. gen. n. sp.5
Telmasaurus grangeri n. gen. n. sp.5 Gilmore 1943 monitor lizard
AMNH 6645 (holotype), posterior dorsal part of skull, three dorsal vertebrae, parts of others, rib and other bone fragments; AMNH 6643, articulated hind limbs, incomplete feet and pelvis, sacrum, a few dorsal and caudal vertebrae, portions of one forelimb and foot
 Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae
"Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous n. gen. n. sp." = Gilmoreteius ferrugenous1
"Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous n. gen. n. sp." = Gilmoreteius ferrugenous1 Gilmore 1943 lizard
AMNH 6520 (holotype), incomplete skull and part of the right ramus
 Squamata - Priscagamidae
Mimeosaurus crassus n. gen. n. sp.5
Mimeosaurus crassus n. gen. n. sp.5 Gilmore 1943 lizard
AMNH 6655 (holotype), left maxillary with dentition
 Squamata -
Isodontosaurus gracilis n. gen. n. sp.5
Isodontosaurus gracilis n. gen. n. sp.5 Gilmore 1943 lizard
AMNH 6647 (holotype), posterior portions of both rami with teeth
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zalambdalestidae
Zalambdalestes lechei n. gen. n. sp.6 Gregory and Simpson 1926 eutherian
AMNH 21708 (holotype), 21707, 21704 (paratypes) partial skulls
Zalambdalestes grangeri n. sp.10 Simpson 1928 eutherian
AMNH 21709
 Theriiformes -
Deltatheridium pretrituberculare n. gen. n. sp.6 Gregory and Simpson 1926 mammal
AMNH 21705
 Deltatheroida - Deltatheridiidae
Hydotherium dobsoni n. gen. n. sp.6
Hydotherium dobsoni n. gen. n. sp.6 Gregory and Simpson 1926 metatherian
AMNH 21702
 Deltatheroida -
Deltatheroides cretacicus n. gen. n. sp.6
Deltatheroides cretacicus n. gen. n. sp.6 Gregory and Simpson 1926 metatherian
AMNH 21700
 Multituberculata -
Multituberculata indet.1 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Djadochtatheriidae
Djadochtatherium matthewi n. gen. n. sp.9
Djadochtatherium matthewi n. gen. n. sp.9 Simpson 1925 multituberculate
AMNH 20440
 Multituberculata -
cf. Nemegtbaatar sp.8 Kielan-Jaworowska 1974 multituberculate
AMNH 21703 (right maxilla)