Ulan Malgait Mtn. (Shar Teg Fm., bed 3) [SMPE] (Jurassic of Mongolia)

Also known as Shar Teeg, Shar-Teg, Shar Teg

Where: Govi-Altay, Mongolia (44.1° N, 95.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 98.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shar Teg Formation, Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, white, yellow, blue, argillaceous siltstone and massive, fine-grained, green, yellow sandstone

• "Asymmetric cyclite; in the base of the layer there are yellow-grey fine-grained massive sandstones, thickness up to 5 m, transferring to frequently interbedding yellow-grey, yellow-green, grey, white, blue siltstones, and argillites with a thin horizontal texture. In the upper parts of the layer occur insects, conchostraci, ostracods, fish scales, fern leaves, coniferous winged seeds and Bryophyta....Total thickness is 30 m."

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by SMPE in 1984, 1987, 1989; reposited in the PIN

• orig. discovered by V. Y. Reshetov in 1984.

Primary reference: Y. M. Gubin and S. M. Sinitza. 1996. Shar Teg: a unique Mesozoic locality of Asia. In M. Morales (ed.), The Continental Jurassic. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 60:311-318 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 179193: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.06.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
ichthyodorulite