Altan Ula III, site 2 [PMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition, AU3002

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.6° N, 100.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 89.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomeratic sandstone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Z. Kielan-Jaworowska, PMPE in 1965

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and N. Dovchin. 1968. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1963-1965. Palaeontologia Polonica 19:7-29 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38695: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda -
Deinocheirus mirificus n. gen. n. sp.
Deinocheirus mirificus n. gen. n. sp. Kielan-Jaworowska 1969 ornithomimosaur