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Shinzhaly (Eocene of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Andreyevka; Shinzhyly; Shinjaly; Shynzhyly

Where: Kazakhstan (45.9° N, 80.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 74.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kolpak Formation, Irdinmanhan (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• "a 0.3 m thick bed": Lucas et al. 1997

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; bentonitic, shelly/skeletal, green, sandy mudstone

• many coloured clay: Biryukov 1974

•"light greenish gray to pale olive, sandy, bentonitic mudstone... packed with bones and teeth": Lucas et al. 1997

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Museum: Institute of Zoology Kazakhstan, Academy of Sciences, Alma-Ata

Primary reference: M. D. Biryukov. 1974. Novyy vid roda Teleolophus iz Severnoy Dzhungarii; (A new species of the genus Teleolophus from northern Dzhungaria". Teriologiya, Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Dal'nevostochnyy Nauchnyy Tsentr 2:78-82 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53657: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 13.09.2005, edited by John Alroy

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