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Shar-Tolgoy (PIN collection 4271) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (46.1° N, 100.7° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° N, 100.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Shar-Tolgoy Formation (Bon-Tsagaan Group), Aptian (125.5 - 112.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; argillaceous, silty marl

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: A. V. Alexeev. 2008. New Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and Similar Beetles from the Cretaceous and Early Paleogene of Asia. Paleontological Journal 42:53-59 [M. Clapham/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 103273: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 25.01.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

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