Jabi, brown dolomite above Cephalopod Bed, Salt Range (Permian of Pakistan)

Also known as Jabbi

Where: Pakistan (32.4° N, 72.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° S, 55.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Immediately above the thin-bedded calcareous series (cephalopod bed) follows, at Jabi, a brown sandy dolomitic rock, rather thick-bedded

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, brown, sandy dolomite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. Waagen. 1872. On the occurrence of Ammonites, associated with Ceratites, and Goniatites in the Carboniferous deposits of the Salt Range. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 9(4):351-358 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119647: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon triangularis1 Waagen 1880 snail
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
"Dentalium herculeum" = Plagioglypta herculea
"Dentalium herculeum" = Plagioglypta herculea de Koninck 1863 tusk shell
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
Stenopora ovata2, "Stenopora chaetetiformis" = Stenodiscus chaetetiformis2
Stenopora ovata2 Lonsdale 1844
"Stenopora chaetetiformis" = Stenodiscus chaetetiformis2 Waagen and Wentzel 1886