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Shurab III W site (PIN collection 1332) (Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan)

Where: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (40.0° N, 70.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 74.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sagul Formation, Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Suite III, lower clay unit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified claystone

• Mesozoic intramontane Tien Shan basins formed by reactivation during Qiangtang collision.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: L. N. Pritykina. 1970. Triassic and Jurassic Dragonflies of the Liassophlebiidae from Soviet Central Asia. Paleontological Journal 4(1):91-102 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117562: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 24.09.2011

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