Hathnora (Pleistocene of India)

Also known as Narmada River

Where: Madhya Pradesh, India (22.7° N, 81.7° E: paleocoordinates 22.7° N, 81.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• "The Narmada alluvium is nearly 18 m thick at the locality" and the fossils are "from its basal gravel-conglomerate bed... This is nearly 3 m thick" and "Middle Pleistocene"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; conglomerate

• "alluvium"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Sonakia in 1982

Primary reference: A. Sonakia. 1985. Skull cap of an early man from the Narmada Valley alluvium (Pleistocene) of central India. American Anthropologist 87(3):612-616 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 92786: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 29.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sp. Linnaeus 1758 human
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
 Ungulata - Hippopotamidae
 Ungulata - Bovidae
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer