Sokolowskij rudnik, near Rudnij locality (Cretaceous of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kustanai, Kazakhstan (53.0° N, 63.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° N, 54.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

• At the top a thin Maastrichtian bed of about 20 em, with Cirripedia, corals, serpulids, brachiopods and bivalves

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. A. Nessov in 1992

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt, D. P. Naidin, and A. P. Levina, E., and Simon. 1996. Maastrichtian faunas from the Turgay Strait (northern Kazakhstan). Mitteilungen aus dem Geologisch-Paläontologischen Institut der Universität Hamburg 77:49-65 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186854: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Gryphaeostrea canaliculata Sowerby 1813 oyster