Kiya River at Dmitrievka (PIN collection 5249) (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (56.0° N, 87.9° E: paleocoordinates 55.7° N, 74.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kiya Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• Outcrop contains both the Kiya Formation and the overlying Simonovo Formation of Cenomanian age (Golovneva & Shchepetov, 2010). Nikolajev assigns the insect to the Kiya Svita.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: G. V. Nikolajev. 2008. A new species of the genus Trox F. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Trogidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Siberia. Izvestiya Natsional'noy Akademii Nauk Respubliki Kazakhstan, Seriya Biologicheskaya i Meditsinskaya 2008(4):55-56 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184930: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Trogidae
Trox minutus n. sp.
Trox minutus n. sp. Nikolajev 2008 hide beetle
PIN 5249/1