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H-GSP 62 (Eocene of Pakistan)

Also known as H-GSP Locality 62

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (33.6° N, 72.2° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 68.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kuldana Formation, Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• redbeds of the lower Kuldana Formation; early Lutetian (Gingerich, 2003)

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; conglomerate

• "an abandoned channel with standing water"
• "one thick channel-form conglomerate"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: R. M. West. 1980. Middle Eocene large mammal assemblage with Tethyan affinities, Ganda Kas region, Pakistan. Journal of Paleontology 54(3):508-533 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45586: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.11.2004, edited by Leah Gannon, John Alroy and Philip Mannion

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