K47/580, Left bank Damodar river, 0.5 miles WNW Dihika (Triassic to of India)

Where: West Bengal, India (23.6° N, 86.9° E: paleocoordinates 55.4° S, 60.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Panchet Formation, Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• Panchet Formation yields a typical earliest Triassic vertebrate assemblage that can be correlated with the Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone of South Africa

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. N. Puri in 1953; reposited in the GSI

Primary reference: C. Tripathi. 1961. On the remains of Lystrosaurus from the Panchets of the Raniganj Coalfield. Records of the Geological Survey of India 89:407-426 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136553: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Lystrosauridae
"Lystrosaurus orientalis" = Lystrosaurus murrayi
"Lystrosaurus orientalis" = Lystrosaurus murrayi Huxley 1859 dicynodont
GSI 17818, 17831, 17837