Fossil Bed F.1903, Rakhi Nala (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (30.0° N, 70.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.5° N, 65.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Drug Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• Green and Nodular Shales (local zone 5). Green and Nodular Shales now assigned to Drug Formation (or upper part of Shaheet Ghat Formation in other schemes). This part of the section contains planktonic forams of upper P9 or P10 zones, indicating early Lutetian age.

• 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 183965: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.01.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Euspirocrommium oweni" = Pachycrommium oweni, Pachycrommium flemingi
"Euspirocrommium oweni" = Pachycrommium oweni d'Archiac and Haime 1854 snail
Pachycrommium flemingi d'Archiac and Haime 1854 snail
 Tectibranchia - Akeridae
Akera pseudodesioi n. sp. Eames 1952 snail