Chiddru Chi53, Salt Range (Triassic of Pakistan)

Also known as Chhidru

Where: Pakistan (32.5° N, 71.8° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° S, 56.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shamaraites rursiradiatus ammonoid zone, Ceratite Marls Formation, Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Palaeontological Institute and Museum of the University of Zurich, Switzerland (PIMUZ)

Primary reference: T. Brühwiler, H. Bucher, D. Ware, E. Schneebeli-Hermann, P. A. Hochuli, G. Roohi, K. Reahman and A. Yaseen. 2012. Smithian (Early Triassic) ammonoids from the Salt Range, Pakistan. Special papers in Palaeontology 88:5-114 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139082: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 08.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Paranoritidae
Radioceras cf. kraffti Spath 1934 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Flemingitidae
Shamaraites rursiradiatus n. sp. Brühwiler and Bucher 2012 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Monneticeras compressum n. gen. n. sp.
Monneticeras compressum n. gen. n. sp. Brühwiler and Bucher 2012 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Gyronitidae
Mudiceras planissimum Spath 1934 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Hedenstroemiidae
Pseudosageceras multilobatum Noetling 1905 ceratite