Tatal [SMPE] (Cretaceous to of Mongolia)

Also known as Khovd, Lake Khara-Us-Nur

Where: Ovorhangai, Mongolia (45.3° N, 101.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 102.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tsagaantsav Formation, Valanginian to Valanginian (139.8 - 125.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by V. F. Shuvalov, P. Khosbayar, N. Bakhurina, B. Namsrai in 1970, 1981, 1982, 1988; reposited in the PIN

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: N. N. Bakhurina. 1982. [A pterodactyl from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia]. Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal 1982(4):104-108 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Day]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55238: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.1 sauropod
large ribcage
Theropoda indet.1 theropod
 Neornithischia -
Psittacosaurus sp.1 Osborn 1923 ornithischian
 Pterosauria - Dsungaripteridae
Dsungaripteridae indet.2, "Dsungaripterus parvus n. sp." = Noripterus parvus, "Phobetor parvus n. gen." = Noripterus parvus1
Dsungaripteridae indet.2 Young 1964 pterosaur
small form
"Dsungaripterus parvus n. sp." = Noripterus parvus Bakhurina 1982 pterosaur
PIN 3953, limb bones
"Phobetor parvus n. gen." = Noripterus parvus1 Bakhurina 1982 pterosaur
Mostly disarticulated postcranial remains of numerous individuals
 Squamata - Dorsetisauridae
Dorsetisauridae indet.1 Hoffstetter 1967 squamates