Tiruchirapalli city (Paleocene of India)

Where: Tamil Nadu, India (10.8° N, 78.7° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° S, 58.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Niniyur Formation (Niniyur Group), Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; white marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. K. Ghosh, B. N. Jana, and P. K. Maihy. 1997. Significance of calcareous algae across the Cretaceous-Tertiary sequence of Cauvery Basin in Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu. Palaeobotanist 46(1-2):161-167 [M. Clapham/K. Hassell/K. Hassell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 215196: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Keenan Hassell on 02.11.2020, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sporolithales - Corallinophycidae
 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Neomeria sp. Hu and Tao 1996 stone crab
Indopolia satyavanti
 Dasycladales -
Acicularia sp. d'Archiac 1843
Acicularia indica Varma 1954
 Dasycladales - Polyphysaceae
Acetabularia sp. Lamouroux 1812
Clypeina sahnii Varma 1952
 Dasycladales -
Terquemella sp. Morellet and Morellet 1913
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae