Waghapadar (Eocene of India)

Where: Gujarat, India (23.5° N, 68.8° E: paleocoordinates 5.9° N, 61.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• late Lutetian (Ravikant & Bajpai, 2010)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; claystone

• gypsified clay

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: P. K. Basu, D. P. Das, and T. C. Lahiri. 1991. Study of fossil marine palaeogene mammals of Gujarat. Records of the Geological Society of Inida 124(2):9-10 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 88643: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Protosirenidae
Ashokia antiqua n. gen. n. sp.
Ashokia antiqua n. gen. n. sp. Bajpai et al. 2009 sirenian