Niti Pass (Upper Permian) (Permian of India)

Where: India (31.0° N, 79.9° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° S, 60.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lopingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, black, sandy limestone

• Blackish arenaceous limesotne

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Colonel Richard Strachey in 1850

Primary reference: J. W. Salter. 1865. 1. Palaeozoic. Palaeontology of Niti in the Northern Himalya: Being Descriptions and Figures of the Palaeozoic and Secondary Fossils Collected by Colonel Richard Strachey, R E 1-112 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117558: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Productus gangeticus" = Waagenoconcha gangetica
"Productus gangeticus" = Waagenoconcha gangetica Diener 1897
 Productida - Productidae
"Productus" flemingii De Koninck 1847
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Chonetes vishnu n. sp." = Quinquenella vishnu
"Chonetes vishnu n. sp." = Quinquenella vishnu Salter 1865
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
"Athyris roissyi" = Cleiothyridina deroissyi
"Athyris roissyi" = Cleiothyridina deroissyi Leveille 1835
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthis" sp. Dalman 1828
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
"Aviculopecten hyemalis n. sp." = Etheripecten hiemalis
"Aviculopecten hyemalis n. sp." = Etheripecten hiemalis Salter 1865 scallop