Where: India (27.4° N, 72.3° E: paleocoordinates 56.8° S, 50.9° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Bap Formation, Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)
• Granulatisporites confluens pollen zone, assigned by authors to mid-Asselian but to early Sakmarian (Tastubian) by Archbold et al., 1996.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: replaced with silica
Collection methods: Only part of the fauna was available for study.
Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse and A. Ranga Rao. 1989. Early Permian brachiopod and bivalve species from the Bap Formation of Peninsula India. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 63:25-39 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 39932: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.06.2004
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)