Chiddru Chi1 (SFB), 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: Ceratite Sandstone Formation, Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• Float from Ceratite Sandstone or Ceratite Marls

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: surface (float)

• 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 139143: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 08.02.2013, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Warthia hisakatsui Murata 1981 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Flemingitidae
Rohillites pakistanensis Brühwiler and Bucher 2012 ceratite
Flemingites hofmanni Brühwiler and Bucher 2012 ceratite
Xenodiscoides falcatus Waagen 1895 ceratite
Xenodiscoides involutus Frech 1905 ceratite
Xenodiscoides perplicatus Frech 1905 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Paraspidites obesus Brühwiler and Bucher 2012 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Hedenstroemiidae
Pseudosageceras multilobatum Noetling 1905 ceratite