Kylodzhun I (Cretaceous of Kyrgyzstan)

Also known as Klaudzin

Where: Osh, Kyrgyzstan (40.0° N, 73.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 68.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Alamyshik Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• upper part of the formation (= Alamyshyk)

•Lower Cretaceous, lower-middle Albian, upper part of the Alamyshik Formation.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lenticular, silty claystone

• fresh-water environments
• Remains of species from Kylodzhun were found in relatively large lens of clays and silts, formed by the underwater turbid flow

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. O. Averianov. 2004. New data on Cretaceous flying reptiles (Pterosauria) from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. Paleontological Journal 38(4):426-436 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92400: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 10.11.2009, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
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Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Actinopteri
 Ionoscopiformes - Furidae
cf. Furo sp. Gistl 1848
Reptilia
 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Kirgizemys exaratus1 Nessov and Khozatskii 1981 turtle
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"Trionyx kyrgyzensis n. sp." = Petrochelys kyrgyzensis2
"Trionyx kyrgyzensis n. sp." = Petrochelys kyrgyzensis2 Nessov 1995 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
Ferganemys verzilini1 Nesov and Khozatskii 1977 turtle
 Pterosauria -
Pterodactyloidea indet. pterosaur
ZIN PH 1/43, distal femur
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
Osteichthyes
 Labyrinthodontia -