Kachchh F 6 (Jurassic of India)

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

When: Chari Formation, Late/Upper Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, argillaceous, sandy siltstone

• finesandy, argillaceous silt

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 Unpublished data from Kachchh.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 68552: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Manja Hethke on 26.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria cf. pygmaea pearl oyster
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Bositra buchi Roemer 1836 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbulomima macneillii Morris 1900 clam
 Heterodonta -
Heterodonta indet. Ameghino 1889 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula cuneiformis Sowerby 1840 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Mesosaccella indica pointed nut clam
"Dacryomya lacryma" = Leda lacryma Sowerby 1824 pointed nut clam
Praesaccella juriana pointed nut clam
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Dicroloma sp. Gabb 1868 snail
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonitida indet. Hyatt 1889 ammonite