Kachchh Jr 10 (Jurassic of India)

Where: India (23.5° N, 70.5° E: paleocoordinates 24.1° S, 33.1° E)

When: Chari Formation, Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, sandy siltstone

• finesandy silt (fossils from here) with thin intercalations of intraclastic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: F.T. F├╝rsich. 2006. Unpublished data from Kachchh. [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63062: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 04.08.2006

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella echinata Smith 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula cuneiformis Sowerby 1840 nut clam
Nuculoma wynnei nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Dacryomya lacryma" = Leda lacryma
"Dacryomya lacryma" = Leda lacryma Sowerby 1824 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis sp. Grateloup 1832 snail
sp. A
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Pietteia sp. Cossmann 1904 snail
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Purpurina sp. d'Orbigny 1850 periwinkle