Amb, very highest beds of Productus-limestone, Salt Range (Permian of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (32.5° N, 71.9° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° S, 56.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chhidru Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• Very highest beds of the Productus-limestone, just below the Ceratite Formation.

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, white sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. H. Waagen. 1879. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part I. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(1):1-72 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81504: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.06.2008

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
"Marginifera ornata" = Marginifera (Marginifera) ornata3
"Marginifera ornata" = Marginifera (Marginifera) ornata3 Waagen 1884
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
"Athyris subexpansa" = Cleiothyridina subexpansa2
"Athyris subexpansa" = Cleiothyridina subexpansa2 Waagen 1883
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifer ambiensis n. sp." = Betaneospirifer ambiensis2
"Spirifer ambiensis n. sp." = Betaneospirifer ambiensis2 Waagen 1883
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Pseudomonotis inversa" = Plagiostoma inversa1
"Pseudomonotis inversa" = Plagiostoma inversa1 Waagen 1881 file clam
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
"Avicula chidruensis" = Leptodesma chidruensis1
"Avicula chidruensis" = Leptodesma chidruensis1 Waagen 1881 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Astarte ambiensis n. sp." = Astartella ambiensis1, "Lucina progenetrix" = Astartella progenetrix1
"Astarte ambiensis n. sp." = Astartella ambiensis1 Waagen 1881 clam
"Lucina progenetrix" = Astartella progenetrix1 Waagen 1881 clam
 Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae
"Spengleria" vetusta n. sp.1 Waagen 1881 clam
 Cardiida - Sportellidae
"Eucharis" grandaeva n. sp.1 Waagen 1881 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bucania ornatissima n. sp." = Retispira ornatissima4
"Bucania ornatissima n. sp." = Retispira ornatissima4 Waagen 1880 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae
""Pleurotomaria" durga" = Pleurotomaria (Baylea) durga4
""Pleurotomaria" durga" = Pleurotomaria (Baylea) durga4 Waagen 1880 snail
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Koninckioceratidae
"Nautilus multituberculatus n. sp." = Temnocheilus multituberculatum
"Nautilus multituberculatus n. sp." = Temnocheilus multituberculatum Waagen 1879 nautiloid
"very highest"