Name: Karatau
Location: South Kazakhstan
Age: Jurassic


References and links


Bakhurina, N. N. 1997. A fossil vertebrate lagerstätte from the Upper Jurassic Karabastau beds of Karatau, Kazakhstan. Jour. Vert. Paleontology, 17 (3, Suppl) 30A.

Briggs, D. E.G., Crowther, P. R. (eds). 1990. Palaeobiology: a synthesis. Blackwell Science Publications, pg 215, 583 pp.

Doludenko, M. P. and Orlovskaya, E. R. 1976. Jurassic floras of the Karatau Range, southern Kazakhstan. Palaeontology, 19, 627-640.

Doludenko, M. P. 1977. Late Jurassic floras of Solnhofen (FRG) and Karatau. Palaeontologicheskii Zhurnal, 4, 110-117.

Efimov, M. P. 1976. The oldest crocodile on Soviet territory. Palaeontologicheskii Zhurnal, 1976 (1), 126-128.

Eskov, K. 1987. A new archaeid spider (Chelicerata: Araneae) from the Jurassic of Kazakhstan, with notes on the so called "Gondwanan" ranges of recent taxa. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlunge, 175 (1), 81-106.

Hecht, M. K. and Hecht, B. M. 1984. New lizard from the Jurassic beds of Middle Asia. Palaeontologicheskii Zhurnal, 1984 (3), 135-138 (In Russian).

Krassilov, V. A., Zherikhin, V. V. and Rasnitsyn, A. P. 1997. Classopollis in the guts of Jurassic insects. Palaeontology, 40 (4), 1095-1101.

Rautian, A. S. 1978. A unique bird feather from Jurassic lake deposits in the Karatau. Palaeontologicheskii Zhurnal, 1978 (4), 106-114. (In Russian).

Unwin, D. M. and Bakhurina, N. N. 1994. Sordes pilosus and the nature of the pterosaur flight apparatus. Nature, 371, 62-64.

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Thanks to: Dr. Tim Palmer, Executive Officer of The Palaeontological Association, for permission to use the image of the Aboilus specimen.

Index page

 Fauna and flora

 Geological setting and age

 Taphonomy

 References and links