H-GSP 9207 (Eocene of Pakistan)

Also known as Valley A, including H-GSP 9211

Where: Pakistan (33.6° N, 71.2° E: paleocoordinates 14.6° N, 67.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

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

• early Lutetian (Gingerich, 2003)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; brown, green siltstone

• This formation during the Eocene period was a low stand sequence tract buried by transgression.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. G. M. Thewissen, S. I. Madar, and S. T. Hussain. 1996. Ambulocetus natans, and Eocene cetacean (Mammalia) from Pakistan. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 191:1-86 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 95147: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.04.2010

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Rhomboganoidei -
? Hadrodus sp. Leidy 1857 bony fish
or ? Stephanodus sp.
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Ambulocetidae
Ambulocetus natans Thewissen et al. 1994 whale