Boyer, New Norfolk (B8) (Permian of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (42.8° S, 147.1° E: paleocoordinates 78.4° S, 162.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ferntree Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• About 45m below top of formation, fossils scattered through at least 4.5 m of beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M. J. Clarke. 1973. Faunas from the Ferntree Group of south-eastern Tasmania. Technical Reports - Tasmania Department of Mines 16:50-65 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86153: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Linoproductidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
"Fletcherithyris amygdala" = Fletcherithyris biundata
"Fletcherithyris amygdala" = Fletcherithyris biundata M'Coy 1847
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Martiniopsis cf. undulosa" = Ingelarella undulosa, "Martiniopsis globosa" = Ingelarella globosa, "Martiniopsis magna" = Johndearia magna, Tomiopsis oviformis
"Martiniopsis cf. undulosa" = Ingelarella undulosa Campbell 1961
"Martiniopsis globosa" = Ingelarella globosa Campbell 1961
"Martiniopsis magna" = Johndearia magna Campbell 1960
Tomiopsis oviformis M'Coy 1847
Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Stutchburia cf. compressa Morris 1845 clam
 Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae
Astartila intrepida Dana 1847 clam