Nemegt locality (Barun Goyot site) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 3

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.5° N, 101.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.7° N, 90.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Barun Goyot Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• lower red sandstone = lower Nemegt beds = Barun Goyot Fm.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red sandstone and yellow sandstone

• "developed as red sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by PMPE in 1965

Primary reference: Z. Kielan-Jaworowska. 1966. Third (1965) Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition to the Gobi Desert and western Mongolia. Bulletin de l'Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Cl. II 14(4):249-252 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 37004: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2004, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
"fragments of dinosaur eggs"
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet. lizard
"skulls of small lizards"
 Squamata - Carusiidae
Shinisauroides latipalatum n. gen. n. sp. Borsuk-Bialynicka 1985 lizard
ZPAL MgR-1/58 (holotype partial skull and 2 vertebrae), 59 (snout)