Mailibai (Buranskaya Svita) (Oligocene of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Lake Zaysan; Zaisan

Where: Kazakhstan (47.6° N, 84.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.8° N, 81.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• Buranskaya Svita; Buran

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. S. Vitek and I. G. Danilov. 2015. New material of Ulutrionyx ninae from the Oligocene of Kazakhstan, with a review of Oligocene trionychids of Asia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(5):e973570:1-9 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189084: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 03.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Rafetus yexiangkuii n. sp. Chkhikvadze 1999 softshell turtle
IPGAS 7- 370-1