Nagri Stratotype Fauna (Miocene of Pakistan)

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (32.8° N, 72.5° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° N, 73.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nagri Formation (Siwalik Group), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial

Primary reference: J. J. M. Moonen, P. Y. Sondaar, and S. T. Hussain. 1978. A comparison of larger fossil mammals in the stratotypes of the Chinji, Nagri and Dhok Pathan Formations (Punjab, Pakistan). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Series B: Palaeontology, Geology, Physics and Chemistry 81(4):425-436 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13473: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 28.03.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Review of collections made from type locality of the Nagri Formation
 Primates - Sivaladapidae
"Sivanasua himalayensis" = Indraloris himalayensis
"Sivanasua himalayensis" = Indraloris himalayensis Pilgrim 1932 primate
 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
"Caementodon oettingenae" = Hispanotherium matritense de Prado 1864 rhinoceros
Rhinoceros vidali one-horned rhinoceros
Chilotherium intermedium rhinoceros
Chilotherium intermedium intermedium
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion nagriensis hipparionine horse
Hipparion theobaldi hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
 Carnivora - Felidae
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Crocuta carnifex spotted hyaena
Crocuta gigantea spotted hyaena
Crocuta sp. Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus browni Colbert 1933 aardvark
Orycteropus pilgrimi Colbert 1933 aardvark
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
Deinotheriidae spp. Bonaparte 1845 deinothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
Suidae indet. Gray 1821 pig
"Dicoryphochoerus robustus" = Hippopotamodon pig
originally entered as "Dicoryphochorus robustus"
"Dicoryphochoerus haydeni" = Hippopotamodon pig
originally entered as "Dicoryphochorus haydeni"
"Dicoryphochoerus sp." = Hippopotamodon Lydekker 1877 pig
originally entered as "Dicoryphochorus sp."
"Conohyus sindiense" = Conohyus sindiensis Lydekker 1884 pig
originally entered as "Conophyus sindiense
Conohyus indicus Lydekker 1884 pig
originally entered as "Conophyus indicus"
Hippohyus deterrai Lewis 1934 pig
originally entered as "Hippophyus deterrai"
 Ungulata -
Palaeochoerus perimensis even-toed ungulate
Spelled Paleochoerus in original
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Hemimeryx pusillus anthracothere
 Ungulata - Tragulidae
Dorcatherium sp. Kaup 1839 chevrotain
Dorcatherium minus Lydekker 1876 chevrotain
Dorcatherium majus Lydekker 1876 chevrotain
Dorcabune nagrii chevrotain
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
Pachyportax sp. Pilgrim 1937 antelope
Tragoportax sp. Pilgrim 1937 antelope