Chiddru Chi51, Salt Range (Triassic of Pakistan)

Also known as Chhidru

Where: Pakistan (32.5° N, 71.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° S, 56.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Prionolobus rotundatus ammonoid zone, Lower Ceratite Limestone Formation, Dienerian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

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

Primary reference: T. Br├╝hwiler, 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 140685: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Prionolobus rotundatus Waagen 1895 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Hedenstroemiidae
Clypites typicus Waagen 1895 ceratite