Besokty well, Mangyshlak (Cretaceous of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (44.1° N, 52.7° E: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 47.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mantelliceras mantelli ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• Found 12 m below phosphorite horizon at the base of the Turonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: 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 186732: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
Mantelliceras mantelli Sowerby 1814 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
Hypoturrilites tuberculatus Bosc 1801 ammonite