Yellow Point, Birchs Bay (C1) (Permian of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (43.2° S, 147.2° E: paleocoordinates 79.0° S, 161.3° E)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Abels Bay Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• Fossils occur throughout a few meters of section, but are concentrated in 38 cm thick bed.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: All fossils figured herein are deposited in the fossil collections of the Geological Survey of Tasmania (GST) or the Geology Department, University of Tasmania (UTGF).

Primary reference: M. J. Clarke. 1987. Late Permian (late Lymingtonian = ?Kazanian) brachiopods from Tasmania. Alcheringa 11:261-289 [T. Olszewski/L. Fall/L. Fall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51314: authorized by Tom Olszewski, entered by Leigh Fall on 02.06.2005, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Strophomenata
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
"Wyndhamia ovalis" = Echinalosia ovalis
"Wyndhamia ovalis" = Echinalosia ovalis Maxwell 1954
 Productida - Linoproductidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
"Maorielasma globosum" = Maorielasma imperatum
"Maorielasma globosum" = Maorielasma imperatum Waterhouse 1964
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
Notospirifer minutus Campbell 1960
Birchsella spinosa n. gen. n. sp. Clarke 1987
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Plekonella acuta Campbell 1953
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Etheripecten leniusculus Dana 1847 scallop
 Pterioida -
Merismopteria macroptera Morris 1845 clam
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Stutchburia cf. compressa Morris 1845 clam
 Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae
Megadesmus gryphoides de Koninck 1876 clam
"Megadesmus grandis" = Megadesmus (Cleobis) grandis Dana 1847 clam
Pleurikodonta elegans Runnegar 1965 clam
Astartila intrepida Dana 1847 clam
 Trigoniida - Schizodidae
Schizodus sp. King 1844 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Warthia micromphala Morris 1845 snail
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
Stenopora crinita Lonsdale 1845