Tadjik Depression (Cretaceous of Afghanistan)

Where: Afghanistan (36.0° N, 67.3° E: paleocoordinates 23.0° N, 69.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Coniacian (89.8 - 86.3 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 186342: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea gauthieri, "Fatina (Avia) costei" = Pycnodonte costei
Liostrea gauthieri Thomas and Peron 1890 oyster
"Fatina (Avia) costei" = Pycnodonte costei Coquand 1869 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Liostrea rouvillei" = Curvostrea rouvillei
"Liostrea rouvillei" = Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Lopha (Lopha) dichotoma" = Oscillopha dichotoma
"Lopha (Lopha) dichotoma" = Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster