Ulan Oshih (PIN coll. 753) [MPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Oshi Nuru

Where: Ovorkhangai, Mongolia (44.2° N, 102.7° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 103.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Öösh Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• originally Ondai Sair Fm., now the "cannonball beds" of the Öösh Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by MPE in 1946

Primary reference: E. A. Maleev. 1954. Pantsyrnye dinosavry verchnego mela Mongolii (Semeustvo Syrmosauridae) [The Upper Cretaceous armored dinosaurs of Mongolia (family Syrmosauridae)]. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 48:142-170 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79703: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae
Ornithomimidae indet. Marsh 1890 ornithomimid
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
"Syrmosaurus sp." = Pinacosaurus
"Syrmosaurus sp." = Pinacosaurus Gilmore 1933 ornithischian
PIN 753
 Neornithischia -
Psittacosaurus mongoliensis Osborn 1923 ornithischian