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Kunvit, Habib Rahi Formation (Eocene of Pakistan)

Where: Balochistan, Pakistan (30.1° N, 69.8° E: paleocoordinates 11.7° N, 65.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Habib Rahi Formation), Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• transitional beds at the top of the Habib Rahi Formation and base of the Domanda Formation

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; brown, green, argillaceous shale

• green and brown clay shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. D. Gingerich, M. Haq, I. S. Zalmout, I. H. Khan, and M. S. Malkani. 2001. Origin of whales from early artiodactyls: Hands and feet of Eocene Protocetidae from Pakistan. Science 293:2239-2242 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 28981: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.03.2003

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