Mittialiwani near Chhidru (Triassic of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (32.6° N, 71.8° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° S, 56.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mittiwali Member (Mianwali Formation), Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• "Upper Ceratite Beds, Bellerophon bed" which probably refers to the Mittiwali Member of the Mianwali Formation, ?early Smithian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: University of Tübingen (GPIT)

Primary reference: A. Kaim, A. Nützel, M. Hautmann and H. Bucher. 2013. Early Triassic gastropods from Salt Range, Pakistan. Bulletin of Geosciences 88:505-516 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140690: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hypsogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
Coelostylina sp. Kittl 1894 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Strobeus pakistanensis n. sp. Kaim et al. 2013 snail