Tuarkyr, Akkol Mountain (Cretaceous of Turkmenistan)

Where: Turkmenistan (40.4° N, 54.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 50.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Redeposited nucleus in the base of the Turonian phosphorites (Metoicoceras geslinianum zone) - middle and upper Cenomanian strata missing.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary, yellow sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by V.I. Kuznetsov

• 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 186761: 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) scheuchzerianus" = Turrilites scheuchzerianus
"Turrilites (Turrilites) scheuchzerianus" = Turrilites scheuchzerianus Bosc 1801 ammonite