Farka Muth village, Amorphognathus ordovicicus zone, unit 13, sample P/13/231 (Ordovician of India)

Where: India (31.9° N, 78.1° E: paleocoordinates 22.6° S, 148.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Amorphognathus ordovicicus zone, Pin Formation, Ashgillian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• Upper Ordovician (Amorphognathus ordovicicus Biozone) to probably lower Silurian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; carbonate

• The unit consists of weathered, grey peloidal carbonates rich in bioclasts; the layers are strongly bioturbated and may be nodular in the upper part.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Schallreuter, I. Hinz-Schallreuter, and T. Suttner. 2008. New Ordovician ostracodes from Himalaya and their palaeobiological and palaeogeographical implications. Revue de micropaléontologie (51)191-204 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140723: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 15.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Beyrichiocopa - Euprimitidae
 Podocopida -