Where: Jammu and Kashmir, India (32.8° N, 75.4° E: paleocoordinates 28.5° N, 76.7° E)
When: Chinji Formation (Siwalik Group), MN 6 to MN 6 (13.7 - 11.1 Ma)
• Outcrop sections observed near Ramanagar Township.
•about 11 - 13 Ma = MN 6 or 7 + 8 according to Vasishat et al. 1978
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified, gray, green sandstone and mudstone
•Argillaceous units are claystones with some shales: loose, and green to pink weathered.
Primary reference: R. N. Vasishat, S. Kaul, and S.R. Chopra. 1979. Additional fossil suid material from the lower Siwalik of Ramnagar, J&K State, India. Proceedings of Colloqium on Paleontological studies in southern region, Miscellaneous Publications of the Geological Survey of India (45)219-225 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/W. Clyde]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 11797: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 10.09.2001, edited by Hannah O'Regan
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