Northern Fergana (Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan)

Where: Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan (41.2° N, 73.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 78.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Balabansai Formation, Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• The formation consists of multicolored (mostly red, also grey, bluish and greenish) sandstones, siltstones and clays.

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by L. A. Nessov et al in 1992

Collection methods: sieve,

• Housed in the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov, Z. Kielan-Jaworowska, J. Hurum, A. O. Averianov, P. V. Fedorov, D. O. Potapov, and M. Froyland. 1994. First Jurassic mammals from Kyrgyzstan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 39(3):315-326 [R. Benson/R. Benson/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138961: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 05.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Amniota -
Amniota indet. Haeckel 1866 amniote
ZIN 79028 Reptile or mammal tooth