UQL 6488 Home Range (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as Reef 2475

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.5° S, 125.9° E: paleocoordinates 17.8° S, 133.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pillara Formation, Late/Upper Givetian (388.1 - 383.7 Ma)

• Upper Givetian, Sociophyllum homense fauna

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• back-reef

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UQ

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. L. S. Brownlaw and J. S. Jell. 2008. Middle and Upper Devonian rugose corals from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 35:1-126 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92860: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 02.12.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Grypophyllum sp. Wedekind 1922 horn coral
Grypophyllum benbowi n. sp. Brownlaw and Jell 2008 horn coral
 Stauriida - Stringophyllidae
Sociophyllum homense Brownlaw and Jell 2008 horn coral