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Fossil Bed F.2519, Zinda Pir (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (30.4° N, 70.5° E: paleocoordinates 16.1° N, 66.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Drazinda Formation, Bartonian (40.4 - 37.2 Ma)

• Upper Chocolate Clays (upper part, local zone 13). Lower half of Drazinda formation in Zinda Pir belongs to planktonic foram zone P13/P14, although the upper half is P15 (Warraich & Nishi, 2003).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F.E. Eames; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168 [L. Ivany/L. Ivany/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183853: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.01.2017

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