Damalgiri, W of Tura (Eocene of India)

Where: Meghalaya, India (25.5° N, 90.1° E: paleocoordinates 2.0° N, 81.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tura Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• "Kopili Stage" (Lakhanpur et al. 1976)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. N. Lakhanpal, H. K. Maheshwari, and N. Awasthi. 1976. A Catalogue of Indian Fossil Plants. 1-318 [B. Allen/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 224709: authorized by Bethany Allen, entered by Bethany Allen on 30.03.2022

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Taxonomic list

 Mesangiosperms - Arecaceae
Nipadites sp. Bowerbank 1840 palm
 Laurales - Lauraceae
Laurophyllum sp. Göppert 1853 laurel
Neolitsea sahnii n. sp. Lakhanpal 1955 laurel
 Proteales - Nelumbonaceae
Nelumbo sp. Adanson 1763 lotus
 Malvales - Bombacaceae
Eriodendron sp. de Candolle 1824
Bombacites orientalis n. sp. Lakhanpal 1955
 Malvales - Tiliaceae
Grewia garoensis n. sp. Lakhanpal 1952
Grewia archaeocolumnaris n. sp. Lakhanpal 1952
Grewia argentioides n. sp. Lakhanpal 1952
Grewia foxii n. sp. Lakhanpal 1955
 Malvales - Dipterocarpaceae
Vatica sp. Linnaeus 1771
Shorea burmindica n. sp. Lakhanpal 1952
 Rosales - Ulmaceae
Celtis sp. Linnaeus 1753 hackberry
 Rosales - Cannabaceae
Trema garoensis n. sp. Lakhanpal 1955 hemp
 Nymphaeales - Nymphaeaceae
Nelumbium sp. Jussieu 1789 water lily
Phyllites grewioides n. sp. Lakhanpal 1952