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Madygen, PIN collection 2555, Dzhailoucho area (Triassic of Kyrgyzstan)

Where: Osh, Kyrgyzstan (40.1° N, 70.2° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 60.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Madygen Formation, Carnian (235.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• Usually considered Ladinian-Carnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Oxbow lake; Madygen basin; tectonically-induced intermontane basin. Complex facies pattern consistent with active tectonics in upland region.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: A. G. Sharov. 1968. Filogeniya ortopteroidnykh nasekomykh. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 118:1-216 [C. Beard/C. Beard/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106088: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.03.2011, edited by Lindy Edwards, Jered Karr and Amy Delelli

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