Godhatad (Eocene of India)

Also known as L.U. 2006

Where: Kachchh, India (23.7° N, 68.7° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° N, 61.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Harudi Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• grey limestone (often called the chocolate limestone); late Lutetian (Ravikant & Bajpai, 2010)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. Sahni and V. P. Mishra. 1975. Lower Tertiary vertebrates from western India. Monograph of the Palaeontological Society of India 3:1-48 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45583: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.11.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Siluriformes - Ariidae
Arius kutchensis Ariid catfish
 Siluriformes - Bagridae
Fajumia menoni n. sp. naked catfish
 Sirenia -
Sirenia indet.2 Illiger 1811 sirenian
  - Remingtonocetidae
Andrewsiphius sloani3 Sahni and Mishra 1972 whale
Kutchicetus minimus n. gen. n. sp.1 Bajpai and Thewissen 2000 whale