Bowen Basin L5533 (Permian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (23.0° S, 148.0° E: paleocoordinates 59.3° S, 145.0° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MacMillan Formation (Back Creek Group), Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mire or swamp; cherty/siliceous peat

• silicified peat

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, original carbon

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. McLoughlin. 1992. Late Permian Plant Megafossils from the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia: Part 1. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 228:105-149 [H. Sims/H. Lindon/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 21078: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 17.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Arberiales -
Vertebraria indica Feistmantel 1876
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucarioxylon sp. Knowlton 1888
Spermatophyta indet.
silicified seeds