Fossil Bed F.2104, Gada Khel, Kohat (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (33.5° N, 71.4° E: paleocoordinates 7.5° N, 66.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shekhan Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Middle Shekhan Limestone (local zone 3)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F.E. Eames; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168 [L. Ivany/L. Ivany/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8677: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 23.08.2000

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Taxonomic list

 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Angaria pakistanica n. sp. Eames 1952 snail