Dzheroi 2 (Eocene of Uzbekistan)

Also known as Dzheroi II

Where: Uzbekistan (41.0° N, 64.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 60.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Age is based on elasmobranch fauna from Averianov (1991).

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, white sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov. 1988. Novye ptitsy Mela i Paleogena spedney Azii i Kazakhstana i usloviya na mestakh ikh obitaniya [New Cretaceous and Paleogene birds from Central Asia and Kazakhstan and their environments]. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 182:116-123 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49137: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 09.04.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano and Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Cheloniidae
"Puppigerus nessovi n. sp." = Puppigerus camperi2
"Puppigerus nessovi n. sp." = Puppigerus camperi2 Gray 1831 sea turtle
ZIN PH 1/46 (type)+20 paratypes+other pieces mentioned
 Ralliformes - Laornithidae
Zheroia kurochkini n. gen. n. sp.
Zheroia kurochkini n. gen. n. sp. Nessov 1988 bird
PO 3469
 Squamata - Palaeophiidae
Pterosphenus muruntau n. sp.1, "Nessovophis tamdy n. sp." = Palaeophis tamdy1
Pterosphenus muruntau n. sp.1 Averianov 1997 snake
"Nessovophis tamdy n. sp." = Palaeophis tamdy1 Averianov 1997 snake