MF.439, Zinda Pir (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (30.4° N, 70.5° E: paleocoordinates 5.0° N, 64.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ghazij Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Ghazij Shales (local subzone 3c)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F.E. Eames; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168 [L. Ivany/L. Ivany/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183829: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.01.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Thecosomata - Limacinidae
Pakistania antirotata Eames 1952 snail
 Thecosomata - Spiratellidae
Spiratella pseudopygmaea n. sp. Eames 1952 snail