Viliga river below Yaschan creek (Jurassic of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (61.9° N, 156.1° E: paleocoordinates 73.8° N, 151.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by L.V. Milova in 1975, 1977-1978

• Repository: Museum of the Northeast Interdisciplinary Scientific Research Institute of the Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Magadan (SVKNII)

Primary reference: L. V. Milova. 1985. Novye Pliensbakhskie dvustvorchatye mollyuski severnogo Priokhot'ya. Dvustvorchatye i Golovonogie Mollyuski Mezozoya Severo-Vostoka SSSR 42-56 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136475: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys (Chlamys) yastchanensis n. sp. Milova 1985 scallop