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: Late/Upper 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 186341: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea gauthieri, Liostrea minor, "Lopha (? Lopha) semiplana" = Hyotissa semipiana, "Fatina (Avia) costei" = Pycnodonte costei
Liostrea gauthieri Thomas and Peron 1890 oyster
Liostrea minor Bobkova 1961 oyster
"Lopha (? Lopha) semiplana" = Hyotissa semipiana Sowerby 1825 oyster
"Fatina (Avia) costei" = Pycnodonte costei Coquand 1869 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Liostrea rouvillei" = Curvostrea rouvillei, "Liostrea oxiana" = Curvostrea rouvillei
"Liostrea rouvillei" = Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
"Liostrea oxiana" = Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Lopha (Lopha) dichotoma" = Oscillopha dichotoma, "Exogyra turkestanensis" = Gyrostrea turkestanensis
"Lopha (Lopha) dichotoma" = Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster
"Exogyra turkestanensis" = Gyrostrea turkestanensis Bobkova 1946 oyster