Aksyir (Eocene of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (48.1° N, 84.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.6° N, 78.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Obayla Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• “Obayla” Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. G. Danilov, V. B. Sukhanov, and E. V. Syromyatnikova. 2011. New Asiatic materials on turtles of the family Adocidae with a review of the adocid record in Asia. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences 315(2):101-132 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189014: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 27.09.2017, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Altaytrionyx phiruzae n. sp.2 Chkhikvadze 2008 softshell turtle
FE, No. 7-8-1, medial part of hypoplastron
Plastomenus gabunii n. sp.1 Chkhikvadze 1984 softshell turtle
IP, No. 7-7-1, right hypoplastron
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus kazachstanica Chkhikvadze 1973 turtle