Nila Wan, among very lowest fossiliferous beds, Salt Range (Permian of Pakistan)

Also known as Nilawan

Where: Pakistan (32.6° N, 72.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.7° S, 55.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Amb Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• Among the very lowest fossiliferous beds of the Productus-limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, micaceous sandstone

• Dark strongly micaceous sandstone

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 119691: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.10.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Warthia brevisinuata n. sp. Waagen 1880 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
"? Antale sp." = Antalis
"? Antale sp." = Antalis Adams and Adams 1854 tusk shell