Shiljust-Ula [SMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition, Shilt-Ula, Shilt-Uul

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (42.5° N, 105.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 94.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Baruungoyot Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; coarse-grained, ferruginous, red sandstone

• "ponds on an alluvial plain"
• "red beds"; "The iron stained eggs occur in red, coarse-grained sands and gravels"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SMPE in 1980s?, 1989

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: T. A. Tumanova. 1987. Pantsirnyye dinozavry Mongolii [The armored dinosaurs of Mongolia]. Trudy Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongol'skaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditsiya 32:1-80 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 65334: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Pinacosaurus grangeri Gilmore 1933 ornithischian
PIN 3780/3
 Neornithischia - Spheroolithidae
? Spheroolithidae indet. Zhao 1979 bird foot dinosaur
?S2 Group, egg and clutch
  - Phaceloolithidae
Dendroolithus sp. Zhao and Li 1988
at least 2 clutches, D1 Group; PIN uncat.