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

• top of Laroona Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified, calcareous sandstone and lithified, sandy limestone

• conglomerates and micaceous sandstones; calcareous sandstone and sandy limestone nodules or interlayers near the top of the formation

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 106561: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.03.2011

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Cystiphyllida - Digonophyllidae
Lekanophyllum laroonaense Zhen 1995 horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Gaynaphyllum runningense n. sp. Zhen 1995 horn coral