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: Middle 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 186340: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea jaxartensis, "Fatina (Avia) costei" = Pycnodonte costei
Liostrea jaxartensis Zaprudskaya 1953 oyster
"Fatina (Avia) costei" = Pycnodonte costei Coquand 1869 oyster
 Ostreida - Arctostreidae
"Lopha (Lopha) diluviana" = Rastellum diluvianum
"Lopha (Lopha) diluviana" = Rastellum diluvianum Linnaeus 1767 oyster
var. mediasiatica
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha (Lopha) babatagensis, "Lopha (Lopha) dichotoma" = Oscillopha dichotoma, "Exogyra turkestanensis" = Gyrostrea turkestanensis, "Liostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani
Lopha (Lopha) babatagensis Bobkova 1961 oyster
"Lopha (Lopha) dichotoma" = Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster
"Exogyra turkestanensis" = Gyrostrea turkestanensis Bobkova 1946 oyster
var. longa
"Liostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster