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Kzyl Sai ravine (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Also known as Kzyl Say, Kzyl-Sai, Kyzyl Sai, Kyzyl-Say Gorge

Where: Orenburg, Russian Federation (50.8° N, 55.2° E: paleocoordinates 32.0° N, 45.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Petropavlovka Formation, Olenekian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• Vetlugian, upper Zone V (Ochev, 1958).

•"Petropavlovskaya Svita. Lower Triassic." (Tverdokhlebov et al., 2003). The Petropavlovka "Formation" is uppermost Olenekian according to fig. 2 in Tverdokhlebov et al. (2003).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; pebbly, gray, yellow sandstone

• "rey, buff-grey, red-buff, cross-bedded sandstone with gravel and pebbles of silica and quartz." (Tverdokhlebov et al., 2003).

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PIN

• SGU = Saratov State University

Primary reference: V. P. Tverdokhlebov, G. I. Tverdokhlebova, M. V. Surkov and M. J. Benton. 2003. Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of the SE of European Russia. Earth-Science Reviews 60(1-2):1-66 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht/B. Allen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93205: authorized by Johannes Mueller, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 07.01.2010

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