Where: India (23.6° N, 68.6° E: paleocoordinates 6.9° S, 58.2° E)
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Fulra Dam Formation, Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Lithostratigraphy not well reported in text, but stated to be from Fulra Dam Formation, which may be of the Madh Series. AGE: Late Paleocene (Thanetian in text) on the basis of microfossil and macrofossil biostratigraphy, and stratigraphic position. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From shales near the top of the section.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular, yellow shale
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collected by Kachhara et al.
Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),
• COLLECTOR: Presumably the authors, although not explicitly stated. REPOSITORY: Department of Geology, M.L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur, India.
Primary reference: R. P. Kachhara, K. Bigyapati Devi, and R. L. Joghawat. 2011. Molluscan Assemblage from the Marine Palaeocene Sequence in Southwestern Kachchh, Gujarat. Journal Gological Society of India 78:81-91 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 145510: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.06.2013
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