Mukurmatia Local, Unit 1, Baripada Beds (Miocene of India)

Where: Orissa, India (21.9° N, 86.7° E: paleocoordinates 15.6° N, 85.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: paralic; gray, green, sandy shale

• Dark green to greyish-green, sandy towards top at places, fossiliferous

Primary reference: S. N. Bhalla and P. Dev. 1988. Paleoecology of Baripada beds (Middle Miocene), East Coast of India. Bulletin of the Indian Geologists' Association 21(2):141-153 [L. Ivany/P. Wall/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46356: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 11.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
Florilus scaphus
var. mesonensis
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus collata requiem shark