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Pisdura Hill (sandstone) (Cretaceous of India)

Where: Maharashtra, India (20.4° N, 79.1° E: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 61.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lameta Formation, Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "infratrappean" White Sandstone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green, red claystone and white sandstone

• "red and green clays, with a soft white sandstone at top"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by S. L. Jain & A. Sahni in 1980-1984

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: S. L. Jain and A. Sahni. 1983. Some Upper Cretaceous vertebrates from central India and their palaeogeographic implications. In H. K. Maheshwari (ed.), Proceedings of the Symposium on "Cretaceous of India: Palaeoecology, Palaeogeography and Time Boundaries", Lucknow. Indian Association of Palynostratigraphers 66-83 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 60397: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.05.2006, edited by John Alroy

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