Chon-Tuz, Kochkorskiy region (PIN collection 372) (Miocene to of Kyrgyzstan)

Where: Kyrgyzstan (42.2° N, 75.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 75.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene to Middle Miocene (16.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Large, shallow brackish water body

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: G. M. Dlussky. 1981. Miocenovye muravwi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) CCCP. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 183:64-83 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138754: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Corixidae
Diacorixa miocaenica n. gen. n. sp.
Diacorixa miocaenica n. gen. n. sp. Popov 1971 water boatman
PIN 372/16 and 73 paratypes
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Camponotus sp. Mayr 1861 ant
PIN 372/288, 416, 437b, 448, 462
Kotshkorkia laticeps n. gen. n. sp. Dlussky 1981 ant
PIN 372/433
Rhytidoponera kirghizorum n. sp. Dlussky 1981 ant
PIN 372/890