BMR KLB11, Mount Hardman (Permian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.3° S, 124.6° E: paleocoordinates 50.3° S, 104.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cherrabun Member (Hardman Formation), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Beds about 4 feet thick at about 130 feet below the top of the hill; highest fossiliferous bed in Hardman Member (Formation)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: N. W. Archbold. 1988. Studies on Western Australian Permian brachiopods 8: The Late Permian brachiopod fauna of the Kirkby Range Member, Canning Basin. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 100:21-32 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74747: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 28.08.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
"Echinalosia (Notolosia) dickinsi n. sp." = Notolosia dickinsi1
"Echinalosia (Notolosia) dickinsi n. sp." = Notolosia dickinsi1 Archbold 1986
9 DV, 8 VV
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Waagenoconcha (Wimanoconcha) imperfecta" = Waagenoconcha imperfecta2
"Waagenoconcha (Wimanoconcha) imperfecta" = Waagenoconcha imperfecta2 Prendergast 1935
1 VV, 5 DV, 4 incomplete DV, 1 DV external mold
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Neochonetes (Sommeriella) hardmani n. sp." = Neochonetes (Nongtaia) hardmani2
"Neochonetes (Sommeriella) hardmani n. sp." = Neochonetes (Nongtaia) hardmani2 Archbold 1993
Ventral valves
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Streptorhynchus cf. pelargonatus6 von Schlotheim 1816
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
Derbyia hardmani n. sp.6 Thomas 1958
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Fletcherithyris hardmani5 Campbell 1965
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Neospirifer grandis4 Archbold and Thomas 1986
Incomplete VV, DV
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
Latispirifer amplissimus3 Archbold and Thomas 1985
2 incomplete shells, 2 incomplete DV, 2 fragments of VV
Crinoidea
 Poteriocrinina - Texacrinidae
Texacrinus hardmani n. sp.7 Webster and Jell 1992 Sea lily
Partial crown