near Ayatskij, on the right bank of the Ayat River, Ayat 711 (Cretaceous of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kustanai, Kazakhstan (53.0° N, 63.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.4° N, 54.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shoreface; gray marl and sandstone

• middle level, 1.4 to 1.5 m of alternating layers of light grey marls and yellow sands:

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 186856: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Anomiidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae