Talkunri, 3 miles SE of Asansol (Triassic to of India)

Where: West Bengal, India (23.7° N, 87.0° E: paleocoordinates 55.4° S, 60.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panchet Formation, Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• Panchet Formation yields a typical earliest Triassic vertebrate assemblage that can be correlated with the Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone of South Africa

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green, red claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1957-1959; reposited in the GSI

Primary reference: C. Tripathi and P. P. Satsangi. 1963. Lystrosaurus fauna of the Panchet series of the Raniganj coalfield. Palaeontologia Indica 37:1-65 [H. Sims/J. Camp/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136563: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Lydekkerinidae
Lydekkerina panchetensis n. sp.2 Tripathi 1969 tetrapod
GSI 17890, partial skull
 Therapsida - Lystrosauridae
"Lystrosaurus murrayi" = Lystrosaurus murrayi, "Lystrosaurus murrayi" = Lystrosaurus murrayi1, "Lystrosaurus rajurkari n. sp." = Lystrosaurus murrayi
"Lystrosaurus murrayi" = Lystrosaurus murrayi Huxley 1859 dicynodont
GSI 17845, 17846, 17847, 17851, 17853, 17854, 17856, 17857, 17859, 17862, skulls
"Lystrosaurus murrayi" = Lystrosaurus murrayi1 Huxley 1859 dicynodont
GSI 17865, skull
"Lystrosaurus rajurkari n. sp." = Lystrosaurus murrayi Huxley 1859 dicynodont
GSI 17867, skull