Pandhari, Lameta Fm (Cretaceous of India)

Where: India (21.4° N, 77.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.4° S, 60.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Lameta Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; limestone

• thin, discontinued beds of micritic limestone preserved in the lower argillaceous part of the succession.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. K. Srivastava, N. K. Kandwal, S. K. Humane, S. S. Humane, P. Kundal and N. Khare. 2018. Record of calcareous algae from the Lameta Formation: a new insight for possible sea incursion during the Maastrichtian time. Arabian Journal of Geosciences [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191528: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 31.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Ovulites sp. Lamarck 1816
Halimeda sp. Lamouroux 1812
 Dasycladales - Triploporellaceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
 Dasycladales - Polyphysaceae
Clypeina sp. Michelin 1845
 Charales - Characeae
Microchara sp. Grambast 1959
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithoporella sp. Foslie 1909
 Corallinales - Sporolithaceae
Sporolithon sp. Heydrich 1897