Tadjik Depression (Cretaceous of Afghanistan)

Where: Afghanistan (36.0° N, 67.3° E: paleocoordinates 23.6° N, 70.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. N. Bobkova. 1961. Late Cretaceous Oysters from the Tadjik Depression. Trudy. VSEGEI NS 50 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186339: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Gryphaea vesiculosa" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosum, "Exogyra olisiponensis" = Exogyra (Costagyra) olisiponensis, "Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum
"Gryphaea vesiculosa" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosum Sowerby 1822 oyster
Gryphaea vesiculosa turkestanica
"Exogyra olisiponensis" = Exogyra (Costagyra) olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
"Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum Goldfuss 1833 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Exogyra turkestanensis" = Gyrostrea turkestanensis
"Exogyra turkestanensis" = Gyrostrea turkestanensis Bobkova 1946 oyster
var. longa