Altan Ula III, site 1 [PMPE] (Cretaceous to of Mongolia)

Also known as Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition, AU3001

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.6° N, 100.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 89.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nemegt Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• upper Nemegt beds = Nemegt Fm., low in formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomeratic sandstone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: soft parts

Collected by Skarzynski & PMPE in 1965, 1971

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37006: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2004, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tarbosaurus bataar2 Maleev 1955 tyrannosaurid
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Tarchia cf. gigantea1 Maleev 1956 ornithischian
ZPAL MgD I/113, partial skeleton including soft-tissue impressions