Where: Iran (27.4° N, 56.6° E: paleocoordinates 26.5° N, 56.0° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Mekran Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Overlies the lower Mekran Series, and in turn the Gaj beds. AGE: Pliocene, here assigned to the Early Pliocene based on its proximity to Miocene Mekran Series strata. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within unit.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: G. H. Tipper. REPOSITORY: Unknown, possibly Geological Suyrvey of India, or British Museum of Natural History..
Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1936. Fossil Mollusca from southern Persia (Iran) and Bahrein Island. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 22(2):1-67 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 79071: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.02.2008
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