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Dhok Pathan Stratotype Fauna (Miocene of Pakistan)

Where: Punjab, Pakistan (33.6° N, 72.5° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 73.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dhok Pathan Formation (Siwalik Group), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 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 13474: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by John Finarelli on 28.03.2002

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