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Fossil Molluscs from the Middle Miocene Lower Siwalik Deposits of Jammu, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Post Graduate Department of Geology, University of Jammu, Jammu– 180 006, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Earth Sci., Volume 1, Issue (1), Pages 16-23, April,25 (2013)


Palaeontological field investigations carried out in the Middle Miocene Lower Siwalik beds of Jammu region, India, resulted in the delineation of a fossiliferous horizon that yielded mega and micro remains of fossil molluscs. The molluscan fauna recovered from the Lower Siwalik deposits of Jammu comprises of Lamellidens indet., Parreysia cf. Parreysia (Parreysia) tatrotensis, Thiaridae gen. et sp. indet. and Mesogastropoda incertae sedis that are being described for the first time from this area.


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