Detskaya Zheleznaya Doroga, Pavlodar (Pliocene of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Gusinyy Perelet

Where: Kazakhstan (52.3° N, 77.0° E: paleocoordinates 52.5° N, 76.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Koryakovskaya Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: IPGAS - Institute for Paleobiology of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi, Georgia

Primary reference: W. G. Joyce. 2016. A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtles of the Clade Pan-Chelydridae. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 57(1):21-56 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198580: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 19.12.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydropsis kusnetzovi n. sp. Chkhikvadze 1985 turtle
IPGAS 6-1-3 (holotype), a partial carapace preserved in dorsal view