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Barbora Banda I (Eocene of Pakistan)

Also known as HGSP 300; Banda Daud Shah fauna

Where: Northwest Frontier, Pakistan (33.3° N, 71.1° E: paleocoordinates 7.4° N, 65.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mami Khel Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• early to middle Eocene Kuldana Formation according to Thewissen et al. 1983, early Eocene Mami Khel Formation according to Maas et al. 2001

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; lithified conglomerate

• "apparently accumulated as the result of a catastrophic flashflood" (Maas et al. 2001)
• "grit bands" (Thewissen et al. 1983) or "granulestone conglomerate" (Maas et al. 2001)

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 1980s, 1997, 1998; reposited in the UMMP

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

• Collections are split between Howard University, Geological Survey of Pakistan, UMMP

Primary reference: J. G. M. Thewissen, D. E. B. Russell, P. D. Gingerich and S. T. Hussain. 1983. A new dichobunid artiodactyl (Mammalia) from the Eocene of North-West Pakistan. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen 86(2):153-180 [W. Clyde/W. Clyde/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51856: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by Will Clyde on 27.06.2005, edited by John Alroy

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