Monday, June 8, 2009

Middle Triassic fossils from Baling, Kedah

Daonella pichleri

Frankites cf. apertus and Celtites cf. epolensis

These fossils were found in light grey and dark grey of shale of Rhythmic Membert of the Semanggol Formation, Baling, Kedah. This rock unit is well exposes in Northern Perak and Northern Kedah state. Base on the ammonoids association, a part of Semanggol Formation is assigned to be late Ladinian of Middle Triassic in age and correlatable with Frankites Regoladus Zone.

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