Jurassic corals from the Jaisalmer basin, Western Rajasthan, India

Dhirendra K. Pandey, Franz T. Fürsich, Rosemarie Baron-Szabo

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Abstract

The first comprehensive taxonomic description of Jurassic corals from the Jaisalmer Basin, a pericratonic shelf basin on the northwestern slope of the Indian peninsular shield, is based on 75 specimens, which belong to five suborders, seven families, nine genera, and ten species. In Upper Bajocian rocks, all corals belong to the suborder Faviina, in Middle Bathonian rocks 75% of the specimens are members of the Stylinina, whereas corals occurring in the Tithonian all belong to the Caryophylliina.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-37
Number of pages25
JournalZitteliana Reihe A: Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung fur Palaontologie und Geologie
Volume48-49
Publication statusPublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geology
  • Palaeontology

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