Daonella beds, Spiti (Triassic of India)

Where: Himachal Pradesh, India (32.1° N, 78.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.2° S, 62.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. Schatz. 2004. Revision of the subgenus Daonella (Arzelella) (Halobiidae; Middle Triassic). Journal of Paleontology 78(2):300-316 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44732: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.09.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Daonella (Lommelella) lommeli Wissmann 1841 oyster
Daonella (Arzelella) indica Bittner 1899 oyster
Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Lobitidae
"Lobites argolicus" = Psilolobites argolicus
"Lobites argolicus" = Psilolobites argolicus Renz 1911 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Muensterites sp. Mojsisovics 1893 ceratite
Meginoceras sp. McLearn 1930 ceratite
Anolcites sp. Mojsisovics 1893 ceratite
"Frankites" sp. Tozer 1971 ceratite
Frankites cf. regoledanus Mojsisovics 1869 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Danubitidae
"Celtites" epolensis Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Rimkinitidae