Muth ("Muschelkalk") (Triassic of India)

Also known as Mud

Where: Himachal Pradesh, India (32.0° N, 78.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° S, 61.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lilang Group, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hayden

Primary reference: C. Diener. 1907. The Fauna of the Himalayan Muschelkalk. Palaeontologia Indica 15(5):1-140 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 206206: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 04.11.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Orthoceratoidea -
Orthoceras spitiense n. sp. Diener 1907
 Nautilida - Tainoceratidae
Mojsvaroceras aff. kagae Diener 1907 nautiloid
"Thuringionautilus sp." = Germanonautilus von Mojsisovics 1902 nautiloid
Germanonautilus cf. salinarius von Mojsisovics 1882 nautiloid
 Nautilida - Liroceratidae
Paranautilus bullockii n. sp. Diener 1907 nautiloid
 Ceratitida - Keyserlingitidae
"Keyserlingites dieneri" = Durgaites dieneri
"Keyserlingites dieneri" = Durgaites dieneri Mojsisovics 1902 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Gymnitidae
"Japonites chandra" = Tropigymnites chandra Diener 1895 ceratite
Gymnites incultus Beyrich 1867 ceratite
Gymnites mandiva n. sp. Diener 1907 ceratite
Gymnites aff. religiosus Diener 1907 ceratite
Gymnites cf. humboldti von Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Ptychitidae
Ptychites mahendra Diener 1895 ceratite
Ptychites rugifer Oppel 1865 ceratite
Ptychites cf. vidura Diener 1895 ceratite
Ptychites durandii Diener 1907 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Acrochordiceratidae
Acrochordiceras cf. carolinae von Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite
"Acrochordiceras balarama" = Acrochordiceras hyatti Meek 1877 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Isculitidae
Isculites hauerinus Stoliczka 1865 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Ceratitidae
Salterites oberhummeri n. sp. Diener 1907 ceratite
Hollandites dungara Diener 1895 ceratite
Hollandites vyasa Diener 1897 ceratite
Hollandites moorei n. sp. Diener 1907 ceratite
Hollandites voiti Oppel 1863 ceratite
Hollandites hidimba Diener 1895 ceratite
Hollandites ravana Diener 1895 ceratite
Beyrichites proximus Oppel 1865 ceratite
Beyrichites khanikofi Oppel 1865 ceratite
"Ceratites cf. trinodosus" = Paraceratites trinodosus von Mojsisovics 1878 ceratite
Paraceratites winterbottomi Salter 1865 ceratite
Ceratites thuilleri Oppel 1863 ceratite
Ceratites truncus Oppel 1865 ceratite
Ceratites superbiformis n. sp. Diener 1907 ceratite
Ceratites cf. kamadeva Diener 1895 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Balatonitidae
"Cuccoceras yoga n. sp." = Platycuccoceras yoga
"Cuccoceras yoga n. sp." = Platycuccoceras yoga Diener 1907 ceratite
Gastropoda
 Pseudomelanoidea - Pseudomelaniidae
Pseudomelania sp. Pictet and Campiche 1862 snail
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail
Pleurotomaria indica n. sp. Blaschke 1907 snail
 Murchisoniina - Phymatopleuridae
Worthenia cf. dharmaensis Blaschke 1907 snail
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
"Posidonomya aff. pannonica" = Posidonia pannonica
"Posidonomya aff. pannonica" = Posidonia pannonica Mojsisovics 1873 oyster
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Cardiomorpha haydeni n. sp. Diener 1907 clam
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Spirigera stoliczkai Bittner 1899
 Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae
"Spiriferina (Mentzelia) mentzelii" = Mentzelia mentzeli, "Spiriferina (Mentzelia) koeveskalliensis" = Koeveskallina koeveskalyensis
"Spiriferina (Mentzelia) mentzelii" = Mentzelia mentzeli Dunker 1851
"Spiriferina (Mentzelia) koeveskalliensis" = Koeveskallina koeveskalyensis Stur 1865