Eocene Vertebrates from SW Kutch (Eocene to of India)

Where: S.W. Kutch, India (23.5° N, 68.7° E: paleocoordinates 9.3° N, 62.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Eocene to Middle Eocene (48.6 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; gray, green, yellow claystone and limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: K. K. Tandon. 1971. On the discovery of mammalian and reptilian remains from the middle Eocene rocks of S.W. Kutch, India. Current Science 40(16):436-437 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13521: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 11.04.2002, edited by John Alroy and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Bairdia sp. M'Coy 1844 ostracod
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
 Podocopa - Cytheridae
Paijenborchella sp. Kingma 1948 ostracod
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula subexarata" = Corbula (Bicorbula) subexarata
"Corbula subexarata" = Corbula (Bicorbula) subexarata d'Archaic and Haime 1854 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Meretrix (Callista) yawensis" = Callista, Meretrix sp.
"Meretrix (Callista) yawensis" = Callista venus clam
Meretrix sp. Lamarck 1799 venus clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Unicardium sp. d'Orbigny 1850 clam
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Nautilidae indet.2 de Blainville 1825 nautiloid
Reptilia
 Loricata -
Crocodilus kutchensis n. sp. Tandon 1971 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Cetacea -