Zaluch Nala, Locality 3, Bed 8 (Triassic of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (32.8° N, 71.6° E: paleocoordinates 40.2° S, 56.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mittiwali Member (Mianwali Formation), Dienerian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

• Calm water below wave base
• Limestone, gray, fine-grained, in beds 1-3 inches thick

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. Kummel and C. Teichert. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Permian-Triassic boundary beds, Salt Range and Trans-Indus Ranges, West Pakistan. Department of Geology, University of Kansas Special Publication 4:1-110 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40863: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Gyronites sp. Waagen 1895 ceratite