Rathian (Pliocene of Pakistan)

Also known as P.U.P.C. 69/364

Where: Jhelem, Punjab, Pakistan (33.0° N, 73.7° E: paleocoordinates 32.0° N, 74.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Siwalik Group, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• "uppermost beds of the Tatrotian" in Upper Siwaliks

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: M. Sawar, H. Akram, and M. Saeed. 1985. A new stegodont from the upper Siwaliks of Rathian. The Geological Bulletin of the Punjab University 20:71-75 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13448: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 21.03.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon rathiansis n. sp. elephant