Dumdumi village, right bank Damodar river (Triassic to of India)

Where: West Bengal, India (23.6° N, 86.9° E: paleocoordinates 55.4° S, 60.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Deoli Sandstone Member (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. Specimen comes from the "Deoli Sandstone" of the upper Panchet

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSI

Primary reference: D. P. Das and A. Gupta. 2012. A new cynodont record from the Lower Triassic Panchet Formation, Damodar Valley. Journal of the Geological Society of India 79:175-180 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136567: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Brasilodontidae
Panchetocynodon damodarensis n. gen. n. sp. Das and Gupta 2012 therapsid
GSI Type No. Pal/CHQ/25, incomplete left lower jaw