Satpautia Local, Unit 2, Baripada Beds (Miocene of India)

Where: Orissa, India (21.9° N, 86.7° E: paleocoordinates 15.6° N, 85.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, brown, yellow, sandy limestone

• Yellow to yellowish-brown arenaceous, generally hard, compact, fossiliferous

Primary reference: S. N. Bhalla and P. Dev. 1988. Paleoecology of Baripada beds (Middle Miocene), East Coast of India. Bulletin of the Indian Geologists' Association 21(2):141-153 [L. Ivany/P. Wall/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46360: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 11.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Planorbulinacea - Planulidae
 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
Discorbis vesicularis Lamarck 1804
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
Orbulina suturalis Bronnimann 1951
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis aquitanicus Delfortrie 1871 sawfish
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Scoliodon laticaudus requiem shark
 Miliolida - Miliolidae