Drug Tehsil (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Balochistan, Pakistan (28.1° N, 65.8° E: paleocoordinates 14.4° N, 61.4° E)

When: Drazinda Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• lower part of Middle Eocene Drazinda Formation

Environment/lithology: coastal; shale

• grey to greenish grey shale weathered as grey to light brown

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. S. Malkani, M. S. I. Dhantor, A. Latif and H. M. Saeed. 2013. New remains of Basilosauridae-the giant basal whale, and baluchithere-the giant rhinoceros discovered from Balochistan Province (Pakistan) . Sindh University Research Journal (Science Series) 45(A-1):177-188 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 206558: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.11.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus colossus Eames 1952 cone shell
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Sulaimanitherium dhanotri n. gen. n. sp. Malkani et al. 2013 whale