Shestakovskaya Svita

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Shestakovskaya Svita
Stratigraphic range: Early Cretaceous
Type Geological formation
Region Asia

The Shestakovskaya Svita is a geological formation in Mongolia and eastern Russia whose strata date back to the Early Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

  •  ?Tyrannosauridae indet.[1]
  • Troodontidae indet.[1]
  • Dromaeosauridae indet.[1]
  • Titanosauria indet.[1]
  • Avialae indet.[1]
  • Psittacosaurus mongoliensis[1]
  • Psittacosaurus cf xinjiangensis[1]
  • Psittacosaurus sibericus[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Early Cretaceous, Asia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 563-570. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.