Z121 (Miocene of Pakistan)

Also known as Z 121; Zinda Pir Dome

Where: Baluchistan, Pakistan (30.1° N, 70.3° E: paleocoordinates 23.7° N, 70.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Vihowa Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: E. H. Lindsay, L. J. Flynn, I. U. Cheema, J. C. Barry, K. Downing, A. R. Rajpar, and S. M. Raza. 2005. Will Downs and the Zinda Pir Dome. Palaeontologia Electronica 8(1):19A:1-18 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 180626: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 22.07.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
Deinotherium sp. Kaup 1825 deinothere
 Ungulata -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Anthracotheriidae indet. Leidy 1869 anthracothere
Sivameryx palaeindicus anthracothere
 Ungulata -
Palaeohypsodontus zinensis M├ętais et al. 2003 ruminant
Z 65 and 241
 Ungulata - Giraffidae