Road from Katwahi to Shahpur, upper 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: Chhidru Formation, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• "Margarita" prisca said to come from the road from Katwahi to Shahpur, in the "same bed" which furnished the specimen of Naut. goliathus. Lowest beds of the upper division of the Productus-limestone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. H. Waagen. 1880. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part II. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(2):73-183 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119685: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Productus lineatus" = Linoproductus lineatus
"Productus lineatus" = Linoproductus lineatus Waagen 1884
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
"Margarita prisca" = Anomphalus priscus
"Margarita prisca" = Anomphalus priscus Waagen 1880 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon blanfordianus" = Bellerophon (Bellerophon) blanfordianus
"Bellerophon blanfordianus" = Bellerophon (Bellerophon) blanfordianus Waagen 1880 snail