Tadjik Depression (Cretaceous of Afghanistan)

Where: Afghanistan (36.0° N, 67.3° E: paleocoordinates 21.5° N, 69.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 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 186344: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea prima, Liostrea michailowskii, "Lopha (? Lopha) semiplana" = Hyotissa semipiana, "Gryphaea vesicularis" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare, Exogyra ostracina, "Exogyra decussata" = Exogyra overwegi
Liostrea prima Romanowsky 1890 oyster
Liostrea michailowskii Borneman 1960 oyster
"Lopha (? Lopha) semiplana" = Hyotissa semipiana Sowerby 1825 oyster
"Gryphaea vesicularis" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare Lamarck 1806 oyster
Exogyra ostracina Lamarck 1801 oyster
"Exogyra decussata" = Exogyra overwegi von Buch 1852 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Liostrea acutirostris" = Acutostrea incurva
"Liostrea acutirostris" = Acutostrea incurva Nilsson 1827 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea tecticosta" = Cubitostrea tecticosta Gabb 1860 oyster
Fatina (Avia) kugitangensis Đ’orneman 1934 oyster
Fatina (Avia) akkaptschigensis Bobkova 1961 oyster
Lopha (Lopha) aff. aucapitainei Coquand 1869 oyster