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Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (45.5° N, 99.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 99.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Khurilt Member (Dzun-Bain Formation), Aptian (125.5 - 112.6 Ma)

• Possibly late Neocomian (Barremian)-early Aptian but typically treated as Aptian by paleoentomologists.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn. 1983. Fossil Hymenoptera of the Superfamily Pamphilioidea. Paleontological Journal 17(2):56-70 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 103657: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.01.2011, edited by Jered Karr and Lindy Edwards

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