Morah, Middle Productus-limestone, Salt Range (Wynne coll) (Permian of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (32.4° N, 72.3° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° S, 55.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Unspecified part of Middle Productus-limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Wynne

Primary reference: W. Waagen. 1881. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part III. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(3):185-328 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119541: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.10.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
Derbyia grandis4 Waagen 1884
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Notothyrididae
Notothyris minuta2 Waagen 1882
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Hemiptychina crebriplicata2 Waagen 1882
white limestones
Hemiptychina inflata2 Waagen 1882
light-colored compact limestone
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
"Dielasma problematicum" = Whitspakia problematica2
"Dielasma problematicum" = Whitspakia problematica2 Davidson 1862
very hard white limestone; yellowish slightly oolitic marly limestone
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifer musakheylensis" = Neospirifer (Neospirifer) moosakhailensis3
"Spirifer musakheylensis" = Neospirifer (Neospirifer) moosakhailensis3 Davidson 1862
 Spiriferida - Choristitidae
"Spirifer wynnei" = Choristitella wynnei3
"Spirifer wynnei" = Choristitella wynnei3 Waagen 1883
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
Martinia semiplana n. sp.3 Waagen 1883
hard white limestones
 Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
""Rhynchonella" morahensis n. sp." = Pugnax morahensis3
""Rhynchonella" morahensis n. sp." = Pugnax morahensis3 Waagen 1883
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
"Macrodon" geminum Waagen 1881 clam
Very hard gray limestone
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Aviculopecten morahensis n. sp., "Pecten wynnei n. sp." = Aviculopecten wynnei
Aviculopecten morahensis n. sp. Waagen 1881 scallop
very hard splintery light gray limestone
"Pecten wynnei n. sp." = Aviculopecten wynnei Waagen 1881 scallop
very hard gray limestone
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
Thamniscus serialis n. sp.5 Waagen and Pichl 1885
Crinoidea
  -
? Poteriocrinus sp.5 Worthen 1875 Sea lily
Stem fragments
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Michelinia cf. glomerata6 tabulate coral