Maria Island, siltstone member of Darlington Limestone (Permian of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (42.6° S, 148.1° E: paleocoordinates 71.0° S, 179.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Darlington Formation, Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. J. Willink. 1979. Some conservative and some highly-evolved Permian crinoids from eastern Australia. Alcheringa 3:117-134 [G. Webster/G. Webster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120676: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.11.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Ampelocrinida -
Tasmanocrinus mariensis n. gen. n. sp.
Tasmanocrinus mariensis n. gen. n. sp. Willink 1979 Sea lily
 Ampelocrinida - Calceolispongiidae
? Jimbacrinus noetlingi Sieverts-Doreck 1942 Sea lily