Tuarkyr, Koimat Mountain (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (40.4° N, 55.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 52.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Stoliczkaia dispar ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• No description of the section is given. Fossils derived from the top units of greenish-gray, massive, weakly cemented sandstones with a thickness of 11 m, belonging to the upper part of the Stoliczkaia dispar zone. These sandstones correspond to units 16-19 of V.A. Korotkov.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, green sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by T.N. Bogdanova, E.Y. Yakhnina

• Repository: Central Geological and Prospecting Museum, St. Petersburg (TsGM)

Primary reference: A. A. Atabekyan. 1985. Turrilitidy pozdnego Al'ba i Cenomana yuga SSSR. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Ministerstvo Geologii SSSR, Mezhvedomstvennyy Stratigraficheskiy Komitet SSSR, Trudy 14:1-111 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186548: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
Mariella (Mariella) miliaris Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite