Nizhnyaya Bannovka, Volga River (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Also known as Nizhnaya Bannovka, Krasnoarmeisk Oblast

Where: Saratov, Russian Federation (50.6° N, 45.7° E: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 39.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Melovatskaya Formation, Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

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 138038: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013, edited by Valentin Fischer

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Taxonomic list

 Ichthyosauria -
Ichthyosauria indet. de Blainville 1835 ichthyosaur
SSU 14/11 137/7, a cervical centrum
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
"Platypterygius bannovkensis n. sp." = Pervushovisaurus bannovkensis
"Platypterygius bannovkensis n. sp." = Pervushovisaurus bannovkensis Arkhangelsky 1998 ichthyosaur
SGU 104a/24, holotype partial skull