L.217, Bingleburra Formation, Lweinsborrk-Trevallyn fault Block, New South Wales (Carboniferous of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.4° S, 151.6° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° S, 145.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bingleburra Formation (Burindi Group), Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• the age is described as Upper Tournaisian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, gray siltstone

• The Bingleburra Formation (approximately 3,000 feet in thickness) consists of mudstones, siltstones, oolitic and crinoidal limestones and interbedded sandstones and congliomerates. L.217, spiriferoid horizon, three to four feet above L.216, contains Asyrinxia lata (McCoy), Brachythyris elliptica n.sp. and Acuminothyris triangularis n.sp. in a dark grey siltstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: All specimens reposited in The Univeristy of New England Palaeontological Collection (New South Wales, Australia)

Primary reference: J. Roberts. 1963. A lower Carboniferous fauna from Lewinsbrook, New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 97:1-29 [N. Heim/N. Heim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58015: authorized by Noel Heim, entered by Noel Heim on 16.01.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia cf. analoga Phillips 1836
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Cystoporida - Goniocladiidae
Goniocladia laxa Bassler 1929
 Cystoporida - Hexagonellidae