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Y-GSP 417 (Oligocene of Pakistan)

Also known as Bugti

Where: Baluchistan, Pakistan (28.9° N, 69.2° E: paleocoordinates 18.9° N, 67.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bugti Member (Chitarwata Formation), Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• lower Bugti Member, about 10 m above its base

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 1978-1979

Collection methods: chemical

Primary reference: L.J. Flynn, L.L. Jacobs, and I.U. Cheema. 1986. Baluchimyinae, A New Ctenodactyloid Rodent Subfamily from the Miocene of Baluchistan. American Museum Novitates 2841:1-58 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79009: authorized by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, entered by Lars van den Hoek Ostende on 21.02.2008, edited by Philip Mannion

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