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Kzyl-Zhar Locality (PIN collection 2383) (Cretaceous of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (44.4° N, 67.3° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 60.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Turonian (94.3 - 89.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified, lenticular mudstone

• "...mudstone lenses in fluvial deposits" Rasnitsyn & Quicke, 2002. Lagoon environment according to Zherikhin (1978) and Legalov (2014).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

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 103274: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 25.01.2011, edited by Lindy Edwards and Matthew Clapham

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