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Laki Range - K18-12 (Paleocene of Pakistan)

Where: Sind, Pakistan (26.3° N, 67.8° E: paleocoordinates 11.0° S, 56.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Khadro Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.7 Ma)

• Lower part of the Khadro Formation, just above the famous Cardita beaumonti beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone

• Large platform of indurate sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J.-C. Rage, G. M├ętais, A. Bartolini, I. A. Brohi, R. A. Lashari, L. Marivaux, D. Merle and S. H. Solangi. 2014. First report of the giant snake Gigantophis (Madtsoiidae) from the Paleocene of Pakistan: Paleobiogeographic implications. Geobios 47:147-153 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166592: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 19.02.2015

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