Godhatad Dam (Eocene of India)

Where: Gujarat, India (23.7° N, 68.7° E: paleocoordinates 6.1° N, 61.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• late Lutetian (Ravikant & Bajpai, 2010)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: S. Bajpai, J. G. M. Thewissen, V. V. Kapur, B. N. Tiwari, and A. Sahni. 2006. Eocene and Oligocene sirenians (Mammalia) from Kachchh, India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(2):400-410 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 88644: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Sirenia -
 Cetacea - Remingtonocetidae
Andrewsiphius sloani Sahni and Mishra 1972 whale