Narayan Sarovar Rd [Fulra Dam Fm] (Paleocene of India)

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

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Nodules or from a soft marl bed. LITHIFICATION: Fossils stated to come from both nodules and soft marl.

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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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for molluscs. NOMENCLATURE: Relatively modern nomenclature, with species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Flemingostrea haydeni Cossmann and Pissarro 1927 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia (Venericardia) seminflata Cossmann and Pissarro 1927 clam
Venericardia (Venericardia) dufrenoyie Archiac and Haime 1854 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Vepricardium (Hedecardium) sharpei Archaic and Haime 1854 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea (Panopea) cf. vredenburgi Cossmann and Pissarro 1927 clam
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula (Nucula) archiaci Cossmann and Pissarro 1927 nut clam
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Lyria feddeni" = Lyriopsis cossmanni
"Lyria feddeni" = Lyriopsis cossmanni Cossmann and Pissarro 1909 volute
 Neogastropoda - Horaiclavidae
Haedropleura orientalis Vredenburg 1923 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Tectus sp. Monfort 1810 top snail