Balugoloa, Jawalamukhi (Miocene to of India)

Where: Himachal Pradesh, India (31.9° N, 76.3° E: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 77.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Formation (Siwalik Group), Miocene to Miocene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M. Prasad. 2008. Angiospermous fossil leaves from the Siwalik foreland basins and their palaeoclimatic implications. The Palaeobotanist 57:177-215 [B. Allen/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 222792: authorized by Bethany Allen, entered by Bethany Allen on 23.10.2021

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Taxonomic list

 Myrtales - Combretaceae
Terminalia balugoloaensis n. sp. Lakhanpal and Awasthi 1992
 Myrtales - Lythraceae
Lagerstroemia sp. Linnaeus 1753 crepe myrtle
 Liliales - Smilacaceae
Smilax sp. Linnaeus 1753 greenbrier
 Mesangiosperms - Arecaceae
Amesoneuron siwalicus Prasad 2006 palm
 Proteales - Sabiaceae
Meliosma eopinnata Prasad 2006
 Sapindales - Meliaceae
Trichilia siwalica Prasad 2006 mahogany
 Malvales - Dipterocarpaceae
Dipterocarpus siwalicus n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1987
 Rosales - Rhamnaceae
Berchemia balugoloaensis n. sp. Lakhanpal 1967 buckthorn
Zizyphus siwalicus Lakhanpal 1965 buckthorn
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Millettia bilaspurensis Prasad 2006 legume
cf. Dalbergia sp. Linnaeus 1782 legume
 Malpighiales - Clusiaceae
 Rosids - Moraceae
Ficus precunea n. sp. Lakhanpal 1968 fig
Ficus oodlabariensis Antal and Awasthi 1993 fig
 Magnoliales - Annonaceae
Fissistigma siwalica Lakhanpal and Awasthi 1992 custard apple
Fissistigma senii n. sp. Lakhanpal 1969 custard apple