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Chinji Stratotype Fauna (Miocene of Pakistan)

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (32.7° N, 72.4° E: paleocoordinates 28.0° N, 73.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chinji Formation (Siwalik Group), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. J. M. Moonen, P. Y. Sondaar, and S. T. Hussain. 1978. A comparison of larger fossil mammals in the stratotypes of the Chinji, Nagri and Dhok Pathan Formations (Punjab, Pakistan). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Series B: Palaeontology, Geology, Physics and Chemistry 81(4):425-436 [W. Clyde/J. Finarelli/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13472: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 28.03.2002

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