Bari Nadi 2 (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (30.8° N, 70.5° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° N, 66.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: P14 foram zone, middle Member (Drazinda Formation), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Middle Drazinda Formation assignment is after Gingerich 1998. P14 (also NP17) age is after Gingerich 2003.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, argillaceous shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. D. Gingerich, M. Arif, M. A. Bhatti, H. A. Raza, and S. M. Raza. 1995. Protosiren and Babiacetus (Mammalia, Sirenia and Cetacea) from the middle Eocene Drazinda Formation, Sulaiman Range, Punjab, Pakistan. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 29(12):331-357 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28980: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.03.2003

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Taxonomic list

  - Protocetidae
Babiacetus indicus Trivedy and Satsangi 1984 whale