near Turgai, bore hole 23, depth 355-360 m (Cretaceous of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kustanai, Kazakhstan (52.8° N, 62.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 53.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; sandy claystone

• sandy clays

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 186879: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 07.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis sp. Sassi 1827 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Inoperna sp. Conrad 1873 mussel
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculanidae indet. Adams and Adams 1858 pointed nut clam