Tadjik Depression (Cretaceous of Afghanistan)

Where: Afghanistan (36.0° N, 67.3° E: paleocoordinates 22.4° N, 69.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 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 186343: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Gryphaea vesicularis" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare
"Gryphaea vesicularis" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare Lamarck 1806 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Fatina (Avia) kugitangensis Đ’orneman 1934 oyster
Fatina (Avia) akkaptschigensis Bobkova 1961 oyster
Lopha (Arctostrea) zeilleri Bayle 1878 oyster