Karashor well (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (41.0° N, 56.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 52.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Euomphaloceras cunningtoni ammonoid zone, Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M.V. Titova

• 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 186749: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
Turrilites (Turrilites) acutus Passy 1832 ammonite