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CBI-14, Dzharakuduk II (Cretaceous to of Uzbekistan)

Also known as Dzarakuduk; Dzhara-Kuduk, Dzhirakuduk, Dzhyrakuduk, Kul’beke

Where: Navoi, Uzbekistan (42.1° N, 62.7° E: paleocoordinates 36.8° N, 57.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bissekty Formation, Middle Turonian to Middle Turonian (94.3 - 89.3 Ma)

• Approx. 57 m above the base of the formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and conglomerate

• Formation comprises medium-grained, poorly lithified, cross-bedded fluvial sandstones and clast-supported, well-cemented infraformational conglomerates

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by L. A. Nessov and Uzbek-Russian-British-American-Canadian (URBAC) expedition in 1974–1994, 1997–2006; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: L. A. Nessov. 1985. Redkie kostnye ryby, nazemiye yashcheritsy i mlekopitayushchie zony limanov i primorskikh nizmennostey mela Kyzylkumov [Rare bony fishes, terrestrial lizards, and mammals in the estuarine and coastal lowland zone of the Kyzyl-Kum Cretaceous]. Yearbook of the All-Union Paleontological Association 28:199-219 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58168: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 25.01.2006, edited by Matthew Carrano, Roger Benson, Jonathan Tennant and Philip Mannion

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