Bari Nadi 7 (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (30.8° N, 70.4° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° N, 66.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: P14-P15 nannofossil zone, Drazinda Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• "probably in the upper part of P14 or

•lower part of PI5 and middle Bartonian (late middle Eocene) in age (Gingerich et al., 1997). This

•is calibrated at about 39-38 Ma on the time scale of Berggren et al. (1995)"

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• "middle part of the upper green shale unit of

•the middle Drazinda Formation"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Gingerich, P.D. in 1996

Primary reference: J. J. Head, S. M. Raza, and P. D. Gingerich. 1999. Drazinderetes tethyensis, a new large trionychid (Reptilia: Testudines) from the marine Eocene Drazinda Formation of the Sulaiman Range, Punjab (Pakistan). Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan 30(7):199-214 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167713: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 29.03.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
Drazinderetes tethyensis n. gen. n. sp.
Drazinderetes tethyensis n. gen. n. sp. Head et al. 1999 turtle
holotype GSP-UM 3195