Bari Nadi 4 (Eocene of Pakistan)

Also known as Ro3

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (30.8° N, 70.4° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° N, 66.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: P14 foram zone, upper middle Member (Drazinda Formation), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• upper middle Drazinda Formation; P14 (also NP 17) age after Gingerich 2003

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; green claystone

• shallow shelf

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: P. D. Gingerich, M. Arif, M. A. Bhatti, M. Anwar, and W. J. Sanders. 1997. Basilosaurus drazindai and Basiloterus hussaini, new archaeoceti (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Middle Eocene Drazinda Formation, with a revised interpretation of ages of whale-bearing strata in the Kirthar Group of the Sulaiman Range, Punjab (Pakistan). Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 30(2):55-81 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11596: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.08.2001

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Portunus sp. Weber 1795 swimming crab
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilosaurus drazindai n. sp. Gingerich et al. 1997 whale