0.75 km SE of Sahavan (Triassic of India)

Where: Madhya Pradesh, India (22.6° N, 78.6° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° S, 52.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Denwa Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Vertebrate biostratigraphy (e.g. Bandyopadhyay & Sengupta 1999. J. Afr. Earth Sciences 29:233-241) has been used to argue for an early Anisian age for the Denwa, on the basis of similarities to the fauna of the Moenkopi Formation of the USA

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: ISI: Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Primary reference: R. N. Mukherjee and D. P. Sengupta. 1998. New capitosaurid amphibians from the Triassic Denwa Formation of the Satpura Gondwana Basin, central India. Ameghiniana 22:317-327 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136645: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli -
"Parotosuchus crookshanki n. sp." = Paracyclotosaurus crookshanki
"Parotosuchus crookshanki n. sp." = Paracyclotosaurus crookshanki Mukherjee and Sengupta 1998 tetrapod
ISI A 55, complete skull
 Rhynchosauria -
Rhynchosauria indet. Osborn 1903 rhynchosaur
Partial skull and lower jaw