Lundo Chur J2 (Oligocene of Pakistan)

Also known as Bugti Hills; DBJ2; Chur Lando; Dera Bugti; SUI-1

Where: Baluchistan, Pakistan (28.9° N, 69.1° E: paleocoordinates 20.8° N, 68.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bugti Member (Chitarwata Formation), Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Upper part of the Bugti Member, Chitarwata Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; yellow sandstone

• Yellow sands

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Geological Survey of Pakistan; Mission Paléontologique Francaise au Baloutchistan (MPFB) in 1985, 1987, 1995–2002

• Material is in the Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution at the Université de Montpellier II

Primary reference: G. Métais, P.-O. Antoine, L. Marivaux, J.-L. Welcomme, and S. Ducrocq. 2003. New artiodactyl ruminant mammal from the late Oligocene of Pakistan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(3):375-382 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78362: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 04.02.2008, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, Mark Uhen and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp.1 Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus sp.1 de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
species 2
Carcharhinus perseus1 Adnet et al. 2007 requiem shark
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae
Paraceratherium bugtiense Forster Cooper 1911 odd-toed ungulate
PMNH M.V. specimens
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Ungulata - Entelodontidae
Paraentelodon sp. Gabunia 1964 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Anthracotherium bugtiense Pilgrim 1907 anthracothere
 Ungulata -
Palaeohypsodontus zinensis n. sp. Métais et al. 2003 ruminant