Drazinda Shale Member (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (30.6° N, 70.4° E: paleocoordinates 12.0° N, 65.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Kithar Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case and R. M. West. 1991. Geology and Paleontology of the Eocene Drazinda Shale Member of the Khirthar Formation, central Western Pakistan, Part II Late Eocene fishes. Tertiary Research 12(3-4):105-120 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79971: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 31.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis charlisae Case 1981 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretolamna twiggsensis mackerel shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion eurybathrodon Blake 1862 lemon shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Rhizoprionodon sp. Whitley 1929 sharpnose shark
 Euselachii -
Odontorhytis pappenheimi Bohm 1926 elasmobranch
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Nebrius obliquum nurse shark
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
Sphyraena sp. Walbaum 1792 barracuda
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
 Tetraodontiformes - Eotrigonodontidae