Lysaya Gora 3 (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Also known as Mosasaur locality

Where: Russian Federation (48.7° N, 44.9° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 39.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A.Kh. Lapkin in 1993

• Paleoherpetological Collection of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg (ZIN PH)

Primary reference: D. V. Grigor’ev, A. O. Averianov, M. S. Arkhangelsky, E. M. Pervushov, and N. Y. Zozyrev. 2009. A mosasaur from the Cenomanian of Russia. Paleontological Journal 43(3):311-317 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141173: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 21.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet. Kaup 1834 pterosaur
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet. Gervais 1852 mosasaur
ZIN PH 84/90, fragmentary premaxilla
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet. de Blainville 1835 plesiosaur