Subathu-Garkhal road (Eocene of India)

Where: India (31.0° N, 77.0° E: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 71.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: lower Member (Subathu Formation), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; red conglomerate

• fluviatile grit level of the red beds sequence...thin conglomerate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: A. Sahni, S. B. Bhatia, J.-L. Harteberger, J.-J. Jaeger, K. Kumar, J. Sudre, and M. Vianey-Liaud. 1981. Vertebrates from the Subathu Formation and comments on the biogeography of Indian subcontinent during the early Paleogene. Bulletin of the Geological Society of France 23(6):689-695 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 94595: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.03.2010

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Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
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Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Actinopteri
 Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae
"Ancistrodon sp." = Grypodon
"Ancistrodon sp." = Grypodon
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodontidae indet. Agassiz 1835
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
Mammalia
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Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
unclassified
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Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866