Altimour, Paktia Province, Locality 424 (Triassic of Afghanistan)

Where: Paktia, Afghanistan (33.7° N, 69.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.6° S, 57.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: M. Collignon. 1973. Ammonites du Trias inferieur et moyen d'Afghanistan. Annales de Paleontologie (Invertebres) 29(2):127-183 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers/C. Jamet]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41679: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 19.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Ptychitidae
 Ceratitida - Cladiscitidae
Cladiscites sp. Mojsisovics 1879 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Joannitidae
Joannites afghanus n. sp. ceratite
 Ceratitida - Gymnitidae
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae