Long Reef (Triassic to of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (33.7° S, 151.3° E: paleocoordinates 66.0° S, 140.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bulgo Sandstone Formation (Narrabeen Group), Dienerian to Dienerian (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• "Age determinations for the Bulgo Sandstone based on palynology, plant macrofossils and sequence stratigraphy indicate a mid-Early Triassic, i.e. Dienerian–early Spathian range" (Kear 2009)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; ferruginous, gray sandstone

• low-energy estuarine and/or coastal floodbasin environment

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Suter, A. Ritchie, R. Jones

Collection methods: surface (float), mechanical,

• SAM: South Australian Museum, Adelaide

•AM: Australian Museum

Primary reference: R. J. Damiani. 1999. Giant temnospondyl amphibians from the Early to Middle Triassic Narrabeen Group of the Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia. Alcheringa 23:87-109 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117150: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 16.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Mastodonsauridae
Bulgosuchus gargantua n. gen. n. sp.
Bulgosuchus gargantua n. gen. n. sp. Damiani 1999 tetrapod
AM F80190, posterior left mandible (holotype). AM F54961, right femur
 Eosuchia - Proterosuchidae
Proterosuchidae indet. Broom 1906 archosauromorph
SAM P41754, two anterior dorsal vertebrae