Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Sewalik Hills [GENERAL] (Pliocene to of India)

Also known as Fauna Antiqua Sivalensis Part VII, Siwalik Hills

Where: Punjab, India (30.7° N, 76.9° E: paleocoordinates 30.0° N, 77.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Siwalik Group, Late/Upper Pliocene to Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 0.1 Ma)

• Fossils are derived from one or both of the Upper Siwalik Formations

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Falconer and Cautley in 1834-1836

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: H. Falconer and P. T. Cautley. 1847. Fauna Antiqua Sivalensis. Being the fossil zoology of the Sewalik Hills in the north of India. Illustrations–Part VIII Suidae and Rhinocerotidae. [A. Jukar/A. Jukar] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 203109: authorized by Advait Jukar, entered by Advait Jukar on 26.07.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)