Paleonet: Fossils from Tharangambadi, India

Advait Jukar advaitj89 at
Sat Jun 18 23:09:56 UTC 2022

You should reach out to Devapriya Chattopadhyay

On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 7:01 PM Øyvind Hammer <oyvind.hammer at>

> Hello Experts -
> An Indian marine biologist colleague is finding interesting fossils of
> crabs, together with gastropods, bivalves etc., on beaches near
> Tharangambadi (formerly Tranquebar) in the state of Tamil Nadu, southern
> India. Looks Neogene or Quaternary to me, but we have not found detailed
> geological maps or other publications with precise stratigraphical
> information.
> I would be very grateful for any info about the geology and paleontology
> of Tharangambadi!
> Øyvind Hammer
> Natural History Museum, University of Oslo
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