Tinkar Lipu (upper Kalapani Limestone) (Triassic of Nepal)

Where: Byans, Nepal (30.1° N, 81.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° S, 62.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Kalapani Formation), Fassanian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: blue limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Swiss Academy of Sciences Himalayan expedition in 1936

• Repository: Geological Department, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Primary reference: A. Jeannet. 1939. Palaeontological identifications, in (Heim & Gansser) Central Himalaya: Geologic Observations of the Swiss Expedition 1936. Mémoires de la Société Helvétique des Sciences Naturelles 1-245 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 214670: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 12.10.2020

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Taxonomic list

 Encrinida - Traumatocrinidae
Traumatocrinus sp. Woehrmann 1889 Sea lily
 Athyridida - Diplospirellidae
"? Spirigera hunica" = Spirigerellina hunica
"? Spirigera hunica" = Spirigerellina hunica Bittner 1899