Baliarpatti spur, Marahom (Maheshwari collection) (Permian of India)

Where: India (33.9° N, 75.1° E: paleocoordinates 52.7° S, 60.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mamal Formation, Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• Collected from a float block lying on the Marahom Member, but that could have come from the Marahom or Risin members

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, tuffaceous shale

• Rift basins associated with opening of Neotethys

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by H.K. Maheshwari

• Repository: Geological Survey of India

Primary reference: H. M. Kapoor, U. Bajpai, and H. K. Maheshwari. 1993. On a fossil cockroach from the Mamal Formation, Kashmir Himalaya. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 38:31-36 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140454: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
cf. Kashmiroblatta sp. Verma 1967 cockroach
GSI 20401 "possibly represents Kashmiroblatta marahomensis"