L.86, 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, brown mudstone

• The Bingleburra Formation (approximately 3,000 feet in thickness) consists of mudstones, siltstones, oolitic and crinoidal limestones and interbedded sandstones and congliomerates. L.86, approximately 20 feet above L.217, contains crowded fragments of polyzoa and small brachiopods in a pale brown mudstone.

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 58018: authorized by Noel Heim, entered by Noel Heim on 16.01.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
Conophillipsia brevicaudata n. gen. n. sp. trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia cf. analoga Phillips 1836
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Spiriferida - Thomasariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
"Camarotoechia" "sp. A." Hall and Clarke 1893
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Stenoscisma sp. Conrad 1839
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Streblochondriidae
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
? Girtypecten sp. Newell 1938 scallop
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Ptychospira sp." = Ptychospirina
"Ptychospira sp." = Ptychospirina Perner 1907 snail
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Cystoporida - Goniocladiidae
Ramipora sp. Toula 1875
Goniocladia laxa Bassler 1929
 Cystoporida - Hexagonellidae
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Bibucia tubiformis n. gen. n. sp. tabulate coral
Cladochonus sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
Cladochonus tenuicollis M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
Ptilopora
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