Coral Reef on Gwadar headland (Pleistocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (25.1° N, 62.3° E: paleocoordinates 24.8° N, 62.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; reef rocks

Primary reference: J. A. Crame. 1984. Neogene and Quaternary Mollusca from the Makran Coast, Pakistan. In B. U. Haq, J. D. Milliman (eds.), Marine geology and oceanography of Arabian Sea and Coastal Pakistan 45-61 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55403: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 17.10.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Periglypta puerpera Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
Gafrarium dispar venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Tridacna sp. Bruguière 1797 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Codakia sp. Scopoli 1777 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Mancinella mancinella" = Thais (Mancinella), "Mancinella tuberosa" = Thais (Mancinella), Purpura rudolphi
"Mancinella mancinella" = Thais (Mancinella) murex snail
"Mancinella tuberosa" = Thais (Mancinella) murex snail
Purpura rudolphi murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus flavidus Lamarck 1810 cone shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica cf. didyma" = Glossaulax didyma
"Natica cf. didyma" = Glossaulax didyma Röding 1798 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea arabica" = Mauritia arabica
"Cypraea arabica" = Mauritia arabica Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Cerithium obeliscus" = Rhinoclavis sinensis
"Cerithium obeliscus" = Rhinoclavis sinensis Gmelin 1791 cerith snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Turbo intercostalis" = Turbo (Marmarostoma) intercostalis
"Turbo intercostalis" = Turbo (Marmarostoma) intercostalis Menke 1829 snail