Kylodzhun I (Cretaceous of Kyrgyzstan)

Also known as Klaudzin

Where: Osh, Kyrgyzstan (40.0° N, 73.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 68.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Alamyshik Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• upper part of the formation (= Alamyshyk)

•Lower Cretaceous, lower-middle Albian, upper part of the Alamyshik Formation.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lenticular, silty claystone

• fresh-water environments
• Remains of species from Kylodzhun were found in relatively large lens of clays and silts, formed by the underwater turbid flow

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov. 1984. Data on late Mesozoic turtles from the USSR. Studia Geologica Salamanticensia, vol. especial 1 (Studia Palaeocheloniologica I) 1:215-223 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92400: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 10.11.2009, edited by Roger Benson and Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Actinopterygii indet.1 ray-finned fish
 Ionoscopiformes - Furidae
cf. Furo sp.1 Gistl 1848
 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Kirgizemys exaratus Nessov and Khozatskii 1981 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
Ferganemys verzilini Nesov and Khozatskii 1977 turtle
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"Trionyx kyrgyzensis n. sp." = Petrochelys kyrgyzensis2
"Trionyx kyrgyzensis n. sp." = Petrochelys kyrgyzensis2 Nessov 1995 turtle
 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet.3 Kaup 1834 pterosaur
ZIN PH 1/43, distal femur
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet.1 Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Labyrinthodontia -