Dharampur south (Eocene of India)

Where: India (30.9° N, 77.1° E: paleocoordinates 12.2° N, 71.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• in the transition between the Suybathu and Dagshais [Formations]

Environment/lithology: marine; green shale

• purple and green shales

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: A. Sahni. 1979. An Eocene mammal from the Subathu-Dagshai transition zone, Dharampur, Simla Hills. Bulletin of the Indian Geological Association 12(2):259-262 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48638: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Sirenia - Sirenia
 Ungulata - Dichobunidae
Dichobunidae indet. Gill 1872 even-toed ungulate