H-GSP 62 (Eocene of Pakistan)

Also known as H-GSP Locality 62

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (33.6° N, 72.2° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 68.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• redbeds of the lower Kuldana Formation; early Lutetian (Gingerich, 2003)

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; conglomerate

• "an abandoned channel with standing water"
• "one thick channel-form conglomerate"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: R. M. West. 1980. Middle Eocene large mammal assemblage with Tethyan affinities, Ganda Kas region, Pakistan. Journal of Paleontology 54(3):508-533 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45586: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.11.2004, edited by Leah Gannon, John Alroy and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Teleostei indet.3 Müller 1846
 Anabantiformes - Channidae
Anchichanna kuldanensis n. gen. n. sp.3
Anchichanna kuldanensis n. gen. n. sp.3 Murray and Thewissen 2008 snakehead
 Teleostei -
Perciformes indet.3 Stirton 1953 perch-like fish
 Siluriformes - Bagridae
cf. Bagridae indet.3 Bleeker 1852 naked catfish
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Chapattimyidae
Chapattimys wilsoni6 Hussain et al. 1978 rodent
Gumbatomys asifi6 Hartenberger 1982 rodent
Birbalomys sondaari6 Hussain et al. 1978 rodent
"Birbalomys ijlsti" = Basalomys ijlsti6 Hussain et al. 1978 rodent
 Perissodactyla -
cf. Kalakotia sp.6 Ranga Rao 1972 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Anthracobunidae
Anthracobune wardi1 Pilgrim 1940 odd-toed ungulate
H-GSP 96052, 96258, 96434, 30229 and 30349
Obergfellia occidentalis n. gen. n. sp.1 Cooper et al. 2014 odd-toed ungulate
H-GSP 1981 - holotype
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae6
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae6 Trouessart 1879 marsupial
 Artiodactyla - Raoellidae
Khirtharia dayi5 Pilgrim 1940 even-toed ungulate
  - Pakicetidae
Nalacetus ratimitus n. gen. n. sp.4 Thewissen and Hussain 1998 whale
Pakicetus attocki2 West 1980 whale
Pakicetus inachus4 Gingerich and Russell 1981 whale
Ichthyolestes pinfoldi5 Dehm and Oettingen-Spielberg 1958 whale