University of New South Wales Collection L.233 (Carboniferous of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.4° S, 151.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° S, 152.9° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: upper II-delta or III-alpha zone, Bingleburra Formation, Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

• Stratigraphically, from lowest to highest: L.208, L.270, L.233

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray siltstone and limestone

• INternal and external molds. Shell material is present in a limestone lens interbedded with the fossiliferous siltstones and also occurs in the unweathered portions of the siltstone bed.
• hard grey siltstone immediately above or below a thin lens of dark fossiliferous limestone containing a small cephalopod fauna.

Primary reference: J. Roberts. 1965. A Lower Carboniferous fauna from Trevallyn, New South Wales. Palaeontology 8(1):54-81 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 5603: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 23.10.1999

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia cf. analoga Phillips 1836
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
sp. B
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
Streblopteria sp. McCoy 1851 scallop
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Girtypecten sp. Newell 1938 scallop
Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Maxigoniatitidae
Beyrichoceras trevallynense Brown et al. 1964 ammonite
 Prolecanitida - Prolecanitidae
Prolecanites sp. Mojsisovics 1882 ammonite
 Nautilida - Koninckioceratidae
Knightoceras sp. Miller and Owen 1934 nautiloid
 Nautilida - Trigonoceratidae
Vestinautilus sp. Ryckholt 1852 nautiloid
 Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae
Mooreoceras regulare Brown et al. 1964
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Cystoporida - Goniocladiidae
 Cystoporida - Hexagonellidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus tenuicollis M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral