Jumara, Kachchh (Chari Fm.) (Jurassic of India)

Where: Gujarat, India (23.7° N, 69.1° E: paleocoordinates 22.8° S, 32.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chari Formation, Middle Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• top of Anceps Zone of Middle Callovian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; coarse-grained, gray, yellow sandstone

• warm water, shallow marine, part of a shoaling-upward sequence
• "yellowish-grey" sandy facies with no bioturbation

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. K. Jana and S. S. Das. 2002. A report of a 157.8 m.y.-old dinosaur bone from the Jurassic marine Chari Formation, Kutch, Gujarat and its taphonomic significance. Current Science 82(1):85-88 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53540: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Strigoceratidae
Phlycticeras sp. ammonite
"spp."
 Ammonitida - Reineckeiidae
Reineckeia anceps Reinecke 1818 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
 Ammonoidea -
Reptilia
 Saurischia -