Kachchh Ja 14 (Jurassic of India)

Where: India (23.5° N, 70.5° E: paleocoordinates 23.8° S, 33.2° E)

When: Chari Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, shelly/skeletal, silty, sandy marl

• bioclastic silty marl with thin beds of bioclastic sandstone (storm flow beds)

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 Unpublished data from Kachchh.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 68555: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Manja Hethke on 26.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula cuneiformis Sowerby 1840 nut clam
Nuculoma wynnei nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Mesosaccella indica, "Dacryomya lacryma" = Leda lacryma
Mesosaccella indica pointed nut clam
"Dacryomya lacryma" = Leda lacryma Sowerby 1824 pointed nut clam
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae