Khura, uppermost beds of Middle Productus-limestone, Salt Range (Permian of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (32.5° N, 72.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° S, 55.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wargal Formation, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Uppermost beds of middle division

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified marl

• Marly layer between the limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. H. Waagen. 1879. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part I. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(1):1-72 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119527: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.10.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
""Strophalosia" excavata" = Orthothrix excavata3
""Strophalosia" excavata" = Orthothrix excavata3 Geinitz 1842
"top beds"
 Productida - Productellidae
"Productus gratiosus" = Transennatia gratiosa3, "Marginifera typica" = Marginifera (Marginifera) typica3, Chonetella nasuta3
"Productus gratiosus" = Transennatia gratiosa3 Waagen 1884
"topmost beds"
"Marginifera typica" = Marginifera (Marginifera) typica3 Waagen 1884
"top beds"
Chonetella nasuta3 Waagen 1884
"top beds"
 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Productus lineatus" = Linoproductus lineatus3
"Productus lineatus" = Linoproductus lineatus3 Waagen 1884
"top beds"
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Chonetes squamulifera" = Waagenites squamulifera3
"Chonetes squamulifera" = Waagenites squamulifera3 Waagen 1884
"top beds"
 Productida - Chonetidae
"Chonetes" semiovalis3 Waagen 1884
"topmost beds"
 Productida - Richthofeniidae
Richthofenia lawrenciana4 de Koninck 1863
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
"Eumetria grandicosta" = Hustedia grandicosta2
"Eumetria grandicosta" = Hustedia grandicosta2 Davidson 1862
"highest beds"
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Spirigerella minuta2 Waagen 1883
"top-beds of middle division"
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Hemiptychina inflata1 Waagen 1882
"top beds of middle division"
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifer musakheylensis" = Neospirifer (Neospirifer) moosakhailensis2
"Spirifer musakheylensis" = Neospirifer (Neospirifer) moosakhailensis2 Davidson 1862
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Tainoceratidae
"Gyroceras medlicottianum n. sp." = Metacoceras medlicottianum
"Gyroceras medlicottianum n. sp." = Metacoceras medlicottianum Waagen 1879 nautiloid
 Nautilida - Grypoceratidae
"Nautilus connectens" = Pselioceras connectens
"Nautilus connectens" = Pselioceras connectens Waagen 1879 nautiloid
"at limit between middle and upper divisions, most likely with former"
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
Polypora megastoma5 de Koninck 1863
 Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
"Geinitzella sparsigemmata n. sp." = Dyscritella sparsigemmata6
"Geinitzella sparsigemmata n. sp." = Dyscritella sparsigemmata6 Waagen and Wentzel 1886
"top beds of middle division"
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Dybowskiella expansa6, "Fistulipora parasitica" = Eridopora parasitica6
Dybowskiella expansa6 Waagen and Wentzel 1886
"Fistulipora parasitica" = Eridopora parasitica6 Waagen and Wentzel 1886
"highest beds"
Crinoidea
 Cyathocrinida - Cyathocrinitidae
"Cyathocrinus" goliathus5 Waagen 1885 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Michelinia indica6 Waagen and Wentzel 1886 tabulate coral
"top beds of middle division"