17-9 Back Creek, Woolooma Formation, New South Wales (Carboniferous of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (30.1° S, 150.3° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° S, 150.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Woolooma Formation, Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

• Orthotetes australis zone of Visean (V3a) age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution


• none given, only strat column with no key.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Roberts. 1975. Early Carboniferous brachiopod zones of eastern Australia. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia 22(1):1-31 [N. Heim/N. Heim/N. Heim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46909: authorized by Noel Heim, entered by Noel Heim on 26.01.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris "sp. B" George 1931
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae