Farka Muth village, Amorphognathus ordovicicus zone, unit 10, samples P/10/261 (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

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; packstone and wackestone

• peloidal packstones and biomicritic wackestones which alternate with weathered carbonate layers; ostracods occur in the wackestones.

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 140724: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 16.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Palaeocopida -
Pinpilla uformis Schallreuter et al. 2008 ostracod
Pinpilla u-formis