Kolbay section, levels 4/5 (Cretaceous to of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (43.7° N, 54.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 48.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.5 Ma)

• Latest Albian-earliest Cenomanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; lithified, fine-grained sandstone

• Crossbedded and laminated sand with Ophiomorpha and concentrations of vertebrate debris
• Fine sands overlying inter-burrowed omission surfaces

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Reposited in the OUM

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy, C. King, and D. J. Ward. 2008. The upper Albian and lower Cenomanian succession at Kolbay, eastern Mangyshlak (southwest Kazakhstan). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 78:117-147 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175010: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.12.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
Squatina decipiens Dalinkevicius 1935 angel shark
 Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
Polyacrodus spp. Jaekel 1889 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
"Meristodon sp." = Hybodus
"Meristodon sp." = Hybodus Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
"Rhinobatos" sp. Link 1790 guitarfish
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
 Lamniformes -
Hispidaspis lasuri mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Dwardius woodwardi mackerel shark
Cretalamna appendiculata mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Scapanorhynchus praeraphiodon Sokolov 1978 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae
Archaeolamna cf. kopingensis Davis 1890 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Eoptolamnidae
Protolamna sokolovi mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Paraisurus macrorhizus mackerel shark
Cretoxyrhina denticulata mackerel shark
Cretodus longiplicatus mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
 Carchariniformes -
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus sp. de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina thiesi Biddle 1993 wobbegong
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
"Orectoloboides parvulus" = Ginglymostoma parvula
"Orectoloboides parvulus" = Ginglymostoma parvula Dalinkevicius 1935 nurse shark
 Orectolobiformes -
 Synechodontiformes - Paraorthacodontidae
Paraorthacodus recurvus Trautschold 1877 elasmobranch
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus dubrisiensis Mackie 1863 elasmobranch