Black Rock, NUL 515 (Carboniferous of Australia)

Also known as University of Newcastle Collection 515

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.0° S, 151.7° E: paleocoordinates 47.7° S, 156.4° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Berrico Creek Formation, Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous, sandy siltstone and limestone

• thickly bedded mudstones, siltstones, interbedded lithic sandstones and minor detrital limestones.

Primary reference: S. Peou and B. A. Engel. 1979. A Carboniferous fauna from Rawdon Vale, New South Wales. Alcheringa 3:141-157 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8221: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 29.06.2000

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Sentosiidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Orthotetida - Orthotetidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia cf. analoga Phillips 1836
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae