SSHD-8a, Sheikhdzheili (Cretaceous of Uzbekistan)

Where: Navoi, Uzbekistan (40.1° N, 65.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 60.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Khodzhakul Formation, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• upper part of the formation - redeposited into late Paleocene beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by L. A. Nessov in 1979–1985

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov. 1982. Drevneishie mlekopitaiushchie SSSR [Ancient mammals of the USSR]. Palyentologicheskogo Obshchyestva 25:228-243 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 64685: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.09.2006, edited by Emmanuel Fara, John Alroy, Roger Benson and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Teleostei -
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Cretalbula hammada3 Nessov 1985 bonefish
 Ichthyodectiformes -
Sultanuvaisia sp. Nessov 1981
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Anomoeodus splendidus3 Nessov 1985
 Holostei - Dapediidae
"Dapedius sp." = Dapedium
"Dapedius sp." = Dapedium Leach 1822
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia semimarina3 Nessov 1985 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.2 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
specimen ZIN PC 1/46: incomplete right dentary
 Salientia - Pelobatidae
Pelobatidae indet. Lataste 1879 spadefoot toad
 Caudata - Urodela
Horezmia sp. Nessov 1981 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet.4 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Anatolemys oxensis Khozatskii and Nessov 1977 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines -
Tienfucheloides undatus Nessov 1978 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Kizylkumemys schultzi Nessov 1977 turtle
 Testudines - Lindholmemydidae
Mongolemys sp. Khosatzky and Mlynarski 1971 turtle
Khodzhakulemys occidentalis1 Nessov 1984 turtle
CCMGE 61/12086, medial fragment of the first costal; CCMGE 30/12086 —fragment of two sutured costals (fifth and sixth) of the left side; CCMGE 17/12086, the first right peripheral; CCMGE 16/12086, the second right peripheral; CCMGE 20/12086, the seventh peripheral with fragment of the fifth costal; CCMGE 70/12086, fragment of nuchal
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Pseudochrysemys sp. Sukhanov and Narmandakh 1976 turtle
 Avetheropoda -
Carnosauria indet., "Segnosauria indet." = Therizinosauroidea4
"Segnosauria indet." = Therizinosauroidea4 Russell and Dong 1994 coelurosaur
 Neornithischia -
Asiaceratops salsopaludalis4 Nessov et al. 1989 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Loricata - Paralligatoridae
? Kansajsuchus sp. Efimov 1975 crocodilian
 Loricata -
Shamosuchus karakalpakensis n. sp.5 Nesov et al. 1989 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zhelestidae
Oxlestes grandis n. gen. n. sp.
Oxlestes grandis n. gen. n. sp. Nessov 1982 eutherian
CCMGE 6/11758
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Cupressaceae
Cupressaceae indet.4 Martynov 1820