Bereslavka (late Paleocene) (Paleocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Volgograd, Russian Federation (48.6° N, 44.1° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 38.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kamyshin Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; coarse-grained sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 38077: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.04.2004, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
"molliusk molds"
Chondrichthyes
 Euselachii -
Batoidea indet. ray
"rays"
 Selachii -
Selachii indet. shark
"sharks"
Reptilia
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Cheloniidae indet. Bonaparte 1832 sea turtle
"large, but thin-lated Cheloniidae indet with massive rib heads"
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
one neural
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian