Bayn Dzak site [PMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 3, Shabarak Usu

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (44.2° N, 103.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 92.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bayn Dzak Member (Djadokhta Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by PMPE III in 1965

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), 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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 37009: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
nests with eggs
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Archaeornithoides deinosauriscus n. gen. n. sp. Elzanowski and Wellnhofer 1992 coelurosaur
ZPAL MgD-II/29
 Neornithischia -
Protoceratops andrewsi Granger and Gregory 1923 ornithischian
ZPAL MgD-II/3 incl footprint
Mammalia
 Insectivora -
Insectivora indet. insectivoran
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet. Cope 1884 multituberculate