Bereslavka (lower Maastrichtian) (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Where: Volgograd, Russian Federation (48.6° N, 44.1° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 38.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• unnamed unit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. O. Averianov and A. A. Yarkov. 2004. Carnivorous dinosaurs (Saurischia, Theropoda) from the Maastrichtian of the Volga-Don interfluve, Russia. Paleontological Journal 38(1):78-82 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38075: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.04.2004, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cirripedia
  -
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoida -
Belemnoida indet. Gray 1849 belemnite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Jaekelotodontidae
Palaeohypotodus sp. Gl├╝kman 1964 elasmobranch
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Notidanodon sp. Jordan and Hannibal 1923 cow shark
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Pseudocorax sp. Priem 1897 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretolamna sp. Glikman 1958 mackerel shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Palaeogaleus sp. Gurr 1963 hound shark
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae
Ischyodus sp. Egerton 1843 plownose chimaera
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Cryptodira indet. Cope 1868 turtle
"Cryptodira incertae sedis" VGI 231/5
 Theropoda -
Aves
 Ornithurae -
Hesperornithiformes indet. F├╝rbringer 1888 bird
Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus sp. Conybeare 1822 mosasaur
Plioplatecarpus sp. Dollo 1882 mosasaur
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
"sponges"