Gilbentu (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.9° N, 101.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 90.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Baruungoyot Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• also listed as Nemegt Fm.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by MPE in 1946

Primary reference: K. Mikhailov, K. Sabath, and S. Kurzanov. 1994. Eggs and nests from the Cretaceous of Mongolia. In K. Carpenter, K. F. Hirsch, and J. R. Horner (eds.), Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 88-115 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154402: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 19.02.2014, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.1 softshell turtle
Shell fragments, ZIN PH 163
Trionyx gilbentuensis n. sp.1 Danilov et al. 2014 softshell turtle
Partial hyo- and hypoplastra; ZIN PH T/M46-2
  - Gobioolithidae
Gobioolithus maior2 Mikhailov 1996 bird
G1 group eggs ("smaller Gobipteryx")