Sumdo, Nyoma-Mahe-Puga region (Cretaceous to of India)

Where: Jammu and Kashmir, India (33.2° N, 78.4° E: paleocoordinates 14.4° N, 69.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• unit C: Hoplitoplacenticeras-Globotruncana-Caryophyllia zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• coral limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. K. Pal, A. K. Chatterjee, G. Prakash, J. L. Thussu, and B. De. 1984. On the fossil corals (Anthozoa) from the Indus Flysch of Upper Indus Valley, Ladakh. Geological Survey of India Special Publication 15:55-66 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87602: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.03.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Trocharea sp. Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Vaughanoseris cf. catadupensis, "Ogilviastraea stoliczkae n. sp." = Ogilviastraea bigemmis
Vaughanoseris cf. catadupensis Wells 1934 stony coral
"Ogilviastraea stoliczkae n. sp." = Ogilviastraea bigemmis Felix 1903 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Leptophyllaraea sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
"Balanophyllia caulifera" = Balanophyllia caulifera, "Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) ladakhensis n. sp." = Balanophyllia caulifera
"Balanophyllia caulifera" = Balanophyllia caulifera Conrad 1847 stony coral
"Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) ladakhensis n. sp." = Balanophyllia caulifera Conrad 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Flabellum pugaensis n. sp." = Aulosmilia cuneiformis, "Trochosmilia inflexa" = Rennensismilia inflexa
"Flabellum pugaensis n. sp." = Aulosmilia cuneiformis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
"Trochosmilia inflexa" = Rennensismilia inflexa Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Trochosmilia camura Stoliczka 1873 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Parasmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Caryophyllia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Caryophyllia konincki Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
 Thaumatoporellales -