Chui Hill, Jabalpur (Mottled Nodular Beds) (Cretaceous of India)

Where: Madhya Pradesh, India (23.5° N, 81.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.0° S, 64.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mottled Nodular Beds Member (Lameta Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• a 30-cm thick bank containing gastropods

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; sandy claystone

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by A. Sahni & D. Mehrotra

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: A. Sahni. 1972. Paleoecology of Lameta Formation at Jabalpur (M.P.). Current Science 41(17):652 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186132: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae