Fossil Bed F.2291, Panoba, Kohat (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (33.6° N, 71.9° E: paleocoordinates 7.5° N, 66.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shekhan Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Upper Shekhan Limestone (local subzone 3b)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F.E. Eames; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168 [L. Ivany/L. Ivany/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183835: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.01.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullella nuttalli Cox 1931 snail
15+ specimens
Pachycrommium flemingi d'Archiac and Haime 1854 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
? Euthriofusus malcomsoni d'Archiac and Haime 1854 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Gosavia multidentata d'Archiac and Haime 1854 volute
Volutospina kohatica Eames 1952 volute
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Terebellum carcassense Leymerie 1846 true conch
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Hippochrenes amplus" = Tibia (Hippochrenes) ampla
"Hippochrenes amplus" = Tibia (Hippochrenes) ampla Solander in Brander 1766 snail
15+ specimens
 Tectibranchia - Akeridae
Akera pseudodesioi Eames 1952 snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Velates perversus Gmelin 1791 snail