Lebedi Quarry, Gubkin (Cretaceous to of Russian Federation)

Also known as Stoilen

Where: Belgorod, Russian Federation (51.3° N, 37.6° E: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 33.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Albian to Albian (113.0 - 93.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; glauconitic, phosphatic sandstone

• "shallow marine"
• "Glauconitic-quartz sands, including beds and lenses of phosphorite nodules"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. A. Nessov in 1984, 1985, 1987

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov. 1984. Data on late Mesozoic turtles from the USSR. Studia Geologica Salamanticensia, vol. especial 1 (Studia Palaeocheloniologica I) 1:215-223 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92402: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 10.11.2009, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

• Remains of other fish and reptiles are known; however, it is unclear which are from this quarry and which from the nearby Stoilo quarry.
 Testudines - Protostegidae
Chelospharginae sp. Zangerl 1953 sea turtle
 Pterosauria - Ornithocheiridae
Ornithocheiridae indet. pterosaur
ZIN PH 3/43, partial metacarpal