Tögrögiin Shiree [AMNH] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Tugrig Shire, Toogreeg Shire, Tugrikin-Shiren, Tugrugeen Shireh

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (44.2° N, 103.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 92.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; coarse-grained, red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1991-1993

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

Primary reference: A. Perle, M. A. Norell, L. M. Chiappe and J. M. Clark. 1993. Flightless bird from the Cretaceous of Mongolia. Nature 362:623-626 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51033: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.05.2005, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosauridae indet.3 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
IGM 100/985 reID as V. mongoliensis with REF 18137
Velociraptor mongoliensis4 Osborn 1924 coelurosaur
IGM 100/976
Mahakala omnogovae n. gen. n. sp.5 Turner et al. 2007 coelurosaur
IGM 100/1033
 Avetheropoda -
Shuvuuia deserti1 Chiappe et al. 1998 coelurosaur
MGI N100/99
 Squamata - Varanidae
Cherminotus longifrons2 Borsuk-Bialynicka 1984 monitor lizard
IGM 3/170
 Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae
Adamisaurus magnidentatus2 Sulimski 1972 squamates
IGM 3/116-3/122
 Squamata - Temujiniidae
Temujinia ellisoni2 Gao and Norell 2000 squamates
IGM 3/70 (MAE 19/93-6)
 Squamata -
Zapsosaurus sceliphros n. gen. n. sp.2 Gao and Norell 2000 squamates
IGM 3/71-3/72
Isodontosaurus gracilis2 Gilmore 1943 squamates
IGM 3/91-3/93
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zalambdalestidae
cf. Zalambdalestes sp.6 Gregory and Simpson 1926 eutherian
PSS-MAE 145, skull with attached lower jaws, fragmentary pectoral girdle, and nearly complete posterior half of the skeleton
Zalambdalestes lechei6 Gregory and Simpson 1926 eutherian
PSS-MAE 108, skull with attached lower jaws and four cervical vertebrae; PSS-MAE 135, partial skull with attached partial lower jaws