Flaming Cliffs (AMNH) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Shabarakh Usu, Bayn Dzak

Where: Omngov, Mongolia (44.0° N, 104.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 93.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1990

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: K. Gao and M. A. Norell. 2000. Taxonomic composition and systematics of Late Cretaceous lizard assemblages from Ukhaa Tolgod and adjacent localities, Mongolian Gobi Desert. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 249:1-118 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68525: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.01.2007, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda -
Mononykus sp.1 Perle et al. 1993 coelurosaur
 Squamata -
Estesia mongoliensis Norell et al. 1992 lizard
Carusia intermedia Borsuk-Bialynicka 1985 lizard
IGM 3/51-3/52
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zalambdalestidae
cf. Zalambdalestes sp.2 Gregory and Simpson 1926 eutherian
PSS-MAE 129, partial skull with attached lower jaws (coll. 1994)
Zalambdalestes lechei2 Gregory and Simpson 1926 eutherian
PSS-MAE 130, skull (coll. 1995)