Mount Podge (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (19.3° S, 146.0° E: paleocoordinates 5.9° S, 160.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mount Podge Formation, Late/Upper Emsian (402.5 - 391.9 Ma)

• lower and middle Mount Podge Limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• packstones, bindstones, grainstones and calcirudites with coral and stromatoporoid build-ups near the top of the section

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: Y. Zhen. 1995. Late Emsian rugose corals of the Mount Podge area, Burdekin Basin, north Queensland. Alcheringa 19:193-234 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106560: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.03.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
Microplasma ronense Mansuy 1913 horn coral
 Cystiphyllida - Digonophyllidae
Lekanophyllum laroonaense n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
 Stauriida - Spongophyllidae
Carlinastraea callosa n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Xystriphyllum cf. dunstani Etheridge 1911 horn coral
Xystriphyllum cf. magnum Hill 1942 horn coral
Australophyllum sp. Stumm 1949 horn coral
Taimyrophyllum pedderi n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
Laroonaphyllum jacki n. gen. n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Tabulophyllum carinatum n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
 Stauriida - Endophyllidae
Sanidophyllum sp. Etheridge 1899 horn coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Disphyllum (Disphyllum) paracouvinense n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Protomacgeea minor n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral
Thamnophyllum sp. Penecke 1894 horn coral
Phillipsastrea cf. maculosa Hill 1942 horn coral