Brick factory spoil heap, Gornyi (Jurassic of Russian Federation)

Also known as Gornyy

Where: Saratov, Russian Federation (51.8° N, 48.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 51.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• Lower Volgian (=Tithonian)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. W. Storrs, M. S. Arkhangel'skii, and V. M. Efimov. 2000. Mesozoic marine reptiles of Russia and other former Soviet republics. In M. J. Benton, M. A. Shishkin, D. M. Unwin, E. N. Kurochkin (eds.), The age of dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia 187-210 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138036: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
Brachypterygius zhuravlevi n. sp. Arkhangelsky 1998 ichthyosaur
(precise locality data unknown - in Russian)
Paraophthalmosaurus saveljeviensis n. gen. n. sp. Arkhangelsky 1997 ichthyosaur
SGU 104a/23, holotype skull and anterior postcranium
Paraophthalmosaurus saratoviensis n. sp. Arkhangelsky 1998 ichthyosaur
(precise locality data unknown - in Russian)