Khermin Tsav, Upper White Beds [SMPE] (PIN coll. 3142) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Also known as Khermeen Tsav, Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition

Where: Omnogov, Mongolia (43.5° N, 99.8° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 88.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nemegt Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• From the Upper White Beds (Nemegt Formation)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by SMPE in 1972

Primary reference: R. Gradzinski, Z. Kielan-Jaworowska, and T. Maryanska. 1977. Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions. Acta Geologica Polonica 27(3):281-318 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 179625: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.06.2016, edited by Graeme Lloyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
"Neurankylus" sp.
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Lindholmemydidae
Mongolemys sp. Khosatzky and Mlynarski 1971 turtle
? Mongolemys elegans Khosatzky and Mlynarski 1971 turtle
 Saurischia -
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tarbosaurus bataar Maleev 1955 tyrannosaurid
 Avetheropoda - Therizinosauridae
Therizinosaurus cheloniformis Maleev 1954 coelurosaur
 Saurischia - Elongatoolithidae
Elongatoolithidae indet.2 Zhao 1975 theropod
E1 group
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Tarchia teresae n. sp.3 Penkalski and Tumanova 2017 ornithischian
PIN 3142/250
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Saurolophus angustirostris Rozhdestvensky 1952 hadrosaurine
  - Phaceloolithidae
Dendroolithus verrucarius n. sp.1 Mikhaillov 1994
PIN 3142/454, 466, 475