Rato Nala bridge no. 241 (Eocene of India)

Where: Kachchh, India (23.5° N, 68.7° E: paleocoordinates 5.9° N, 61.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Corbula subexarata other zone, Harudi Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Nolf and S. Bajpai. 1992. Marine middle Eocene fish otoliths from India and Java. Bulletin de I'lnstitut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 62:195-221 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 202251: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.07.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Congridarum sp. Kaup 1856 conger eel
sp. 1
 Acanthomorphata - Menidae
Menidarum occultus n. sp. Nolf and Bajpai 1992 moonfish
 Kurtiformes - Apogonidae
Apogonidarum robertwesti Nolf 1991 Cardinalfish
Apogon sp. Lacépède 1802 Cardinalfish
 Ophidiiformes - Ophididae
Brotulinarum siremboides n. sp. Nolf and Bajpai 1992
 Perciformes -
Percoidei indet. Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
Percoideorum sp. Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
sp. 1
Scorpaenoideorum sp. Unknown perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
Gobiidae sp. Bonaparte 1832 goby
sp. 1
 Uranoscopiformes - Uranoscopidae
 Acanthomorphata - Sillaginidae
 Siluriformes - Ariidae
Ariidae indet. Berg 1958 Ariid catfish
"Sciaenidarum sp." = Otolithus (Sciaenidarum)
"Sciaenidarum sp." = Otolithus (Sciaenidarum) Koken 1884