Sample KP.21, Yong Valley, Malla Johar area (Triassic of India)

Where: Uttaranchal, India (30.4° N, 80.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° S, 61.7° E)

When: Kalapani Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular, calcareous limestone

• The Formation, which is essentially calcareous, is characterised by nodular bedding and is about 31 m thick. In Yong Valley, the Kalapani Limestone overlies unconformably the Kuling Formation and is underlain by the Kuti Formation of Norian age with a sharp contact

Size class: microfossils

Collected by Prof. S. Kumar in 1982-1986

Collection methods: acetic

• Repository: Geology Department, University of Lucknow, Lucknow

Primary reference: N. L. Chhabra and V. P. Mishra. 2002. Middle Triassic fish teeth from the Kalapani Limestone of Malla Johar, Chamoli District (Uttaranchal). 47:151-155 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153317: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 09.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus plicatilis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
LUVP/TR 1002