Kalakot-Rajauri Rd. (Eocene to of India)

Where: Jammu and Kashmir, India (33.2° N, 74.4° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° N, 70.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: 'red facies' Member (Subathu Formation), Middle Eocene to Middle Eocene (48.6 - 33.9 Ma)

• fossil layer occurs 3.4 meters above greyish-green compact fossiliferous limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified, argillaceous sandstone

• "thick marron argillaceous sandstone". "The main vertebrate producing horizon is confined to a 5-7 cms thick, dense, compact lens with a heavy concentration of bones probably representing an accumulation in the meander belt of a stream channel"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. Sahni and S. K. Khare. 1971. Three new Eocene mammals from Rajauri District, Jammu and Kashmir. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 16:41-53 [W. Clyde/W. Clyde/W. Clyde]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13303: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by Will Clyde on 20.02.2002

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Isectolophidae
Sastrilophus dehmi n. gen. n. sp.
Sastrilophus dehmi n. gen. n. sp. Sahni and Khare 1971 odd-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Helohyidae
Raoella dograi n. gen. n. sp.
Raoella dograi n. gen. n. sp. Sahni and Khare 1971 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Raoellidae
Kunmunella rajauriensis n. gen. n. sp.
Kunmunella rajauriensis n. gen. n. sp. Sahni and Khare 1971 even-toed ungulate