Fossil Bed F.1964, Rakhi Nala (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (30.0° N, 70.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.5° N, 65.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pir Koh Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• White Marl Band (local zone 11). Now assigned to the Pir Koh Formation, which contains foraminfera of zone P12 (Warraich & Nishi, 2003).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F.E. Eames; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168 [L. Ivany/L. Ivany/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184033: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus (Lithoconus) colossus n. sp. Eames 1952 cone shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Galeodea aegyptiaca Oppenheim 1906 snail