Mahakal (Cretaceous of India)

Where: India (24.8° N, 92.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.3° N, 96.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Nimar Formation, Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

• purple shales at the top of the Nimar Sandstone

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• purple shales

Primary reference: G. W. Chiplonkar and M. A. Ghare. 1977. Palaeontology of the Bagh beds - Part VI - Pisces. Publication of the Centre of Advanced Study in Geology 11:130-138 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91555: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae
Ptychodus mahakalensis n. sp. Chiplonkar and Ghare 1977 elasmobranch