Baga-Tariach [SMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Baga Tarjach, Baga Tariachi

Where: Dornogov, Mongolia (44.4° N, 109.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 98.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SMPE; reposited in the PIN

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: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 65338: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.09.2006, edited by Albert Garcia Selles

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp.1 Cope 1868 turtle
  - Prismatoolithidae
Protoceratopsidovum minimum n. sp.3 Mikhailov 1994 dinosaur
PIN 4228/1 = P3 Group, egg
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Pinacosaurus grangeri Gilmore 1933 ornithischian
PIN 4046
 Neornithischia - Leptoceratopsidae
Udanoceratops aff. tschizhovi4 Kurzanov 1992 leptoceratopsid
PIN 4046/11
 Neornithischia - Spheroolithidae
Spheroolithidae indet.2 Zhao 1979 bird foot dinosaur
S2 Group; PIN 4228/2, egg