Hadla-Bhatiyan village well (Paleocene of India)

Where: Rajasthan, India (27.8° N, 73.1° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° S, 62.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Palana Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

• very hard, compact greyish-black calcareous shale exposed about 90 m below the surface

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Kumar, R. S. Rana, and B. S. Paliwal. 2005. Osteoglossid and lepisosteid fish remains from the Paleocene Palana Formation, Rajasthan, India. Palaeontology 48(6):1187-1209 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192265: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 19.03.2018

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Taxonomic list

• pollen and spores present
 Osteoglossiformes - Osteoglossidae
Taverneichthys bikanericus n. gen. n. sp. Kumar et al. 2005 arowana
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
? Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar