Glendower Station, near Prairie (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (20.7° S, 144.5° E: paleocoordinates 60.2° S, 126.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Doncaster Member (Wallumbilla Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• "corresponds to the C. hughesii–lowermost C. striatus Zone/O. opercilata-D. davidii Zone of [Helby et al., 1987]."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

• QM, Queensland Museum

Primary reference: B. P. Kear. 2003. Cretaceous marine reptiles of Australia: a review of taxonomy and distribution. Cretaceous Research 24(3):277-303 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 110854: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 15.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Woolungasaurus glendowerensis n. gen. n. sp. Persson 1960 elasmosaur
QM F6890