W Kopetdag (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Also known as Reef 2335

Where: Turkmenistan (38.0° N, 58.0° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 63.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; carbonate

• clay carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: V. A. Prosorovsky. 1990. The Urgonian facies of Central Asia. Cretaceous Research 11:253-260 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 170614: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 24.06.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillia sp. Defrance 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Isognomon sp. Lightfoot 1786 oyster
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
"Iotrigonia sp." = Megatrigonia (Iotrigonia) Van Hoepen 1929 clam
"Iotrigonia abichi" = Megatrigonia (Iotrigonia) clam
spp. renngarteni
Quadratotrigonia sp. Dietrich 1933 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
"Litschkovitrigonia sp." = Steinmanella (Litschkovitrigonia), "Litschkovitrigonia ingushensi" = Steinmanella (Litschkovitrigonia), "Litschkovitrigonia tuarkyrica" = Steinmanella (Litschkovitrigonia)
"Litschkovitrigonia sp." = Steinmanella (Litschkovitrigonia) clam
"Litschkovitrigonia ingushensi" = Steinmanella (Litschkovitrigonia) clam
spp. alta
"Litschkovitrigonia tuarkyrica" = Steinmanella (Litschkovitrigonia) clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Sphaera sp. Sowerby 1822 clam