Gujaratia indica Bajpai et al. 2005 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae

Alternative combination: Diacodexis indicus

Full reference: S. Bajpai, V. V. Kapur, D. P. Das, B. N. Tiwari, N. Saravanan and R. Sharma. 2005. Early Eocene land mammals from Vastan Lignite Mine, District Surat (Gujarat), Western India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 50(1):101-113

Belongs to Gujaratia according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

See also Bajpai et al. 2005, Kumar et al. 2010 and Rana et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Diacodexis antunesi, Diacodexis corsaensis, Diacodexis gazini, Diacodexis gigasei, Diacodexis gracilis, Diacodexis ilicis, Diacodexis kelleyi, Diacodexis metsiacus, Diacodexis minutus, Diacodexis morrisi, Diacodexis parvus, Diacodexis primus, Diacodexis secans, Diacodexis varleti, Gujaratia pakistanensis

Type specimen: IITR/SB/VLM 511. Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Vastan Lignite Mine

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