South of Khoot Coal Quarry (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Dundgov, Mongolia (45.7° N, 107.7° E: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 109.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Khoot Formation, Hauterivian (132.9 - 129.4 Ma)

• Graham et al. 2001 reported radiometric dates of 131 and 126 Ma from the Tsagantsab formation. The Khoot local formation is the lower part of the Tsagantsab regional formation (= Tsagaantsav Gorizont, which ≠ Group).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 2008

• Repository: Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Paleontological Center, Mongolian Academy of Sciences

Primary reference: V. Krassilov, D. Vassilenko, A. Sokolova and S. Barinova. 2017. New fossil plant and insect records bearing on Cretaceous climate of western Gobi, Mongolia. American Journal of Plant Biology 2:43-48 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185824: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odonata - Isophlebiidae
Xeta sp. Pritykina 2006 dragonfly