Tezheva Gorge, north slope of Tyrnov range (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (38.4° N, 57.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 53.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Submantelliceras saxbii ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• Lower part of Submantelliceras saxbii zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G.N. Dzhabarova

• 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 186553: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
"Mariella (Mariella) dorsetensis" = Mariella dorsetensis
"Mariella (Mariella) dorsetensis" = Mariella dorsetensis Spath 1926 ammonite