Gascoyne River District (BMNH collection) (Permian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (25.2° S, 115.5° E: paleocoordinates 60.0° S, 99.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• "Carboniferous Limestone" but very likely from Callytharra Formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Harry Woodward; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. H. Foord. 1890. Notes on the palaeontology of Western Australia. Geological Magazine, New Series, Decade III 7:98-106 [G. Webster/G. Webster/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131545: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.07.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Athyridida - Athyrididae
""Athyris" macleayana" = Cleiothyridina macleayana2
""Athyris" macleayana" = Cleiothyridina macleayana2 Etheridge 1889
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
"Pseudosyringothyris dickinsi" = Myodelthyrium dickinsi4
"Pseudosyringothyris dickinsi" = Myodelthyrium dickinsi4 Thomas 1971
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifera kimberleyensis n. sp." = Crassispirifer kimberleyensis, "Spirifera hardmani n. sp." = Quadrospira hardmani2, "Neospirifer hardmani" = Quadrospira hardmani1
"Spirifera kimberleyensis n. sp." = Crassispirifer kimberleyensis Foord 1890
"Spirifera hardmani n. sp." = Quadrospira hardmani2 Foord 1890
"Neospirifer hardmani" = Quadrospira hardmani1 Foord 1890
Spirifer musakheylensis var. australis
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
Polypora australis n. sp.3 Hinde 1890
 Cystoporida - Hexagonellidae
Hexagonella dendroidea3 Hudleston 1883
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora tenuis n. sp.3 Hinde 1890
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
"Amplexus" pustulosus3 Hudleston 1883 horn coral
 Stauriida - Plerophyllidae
Plerophyllum sulcatum3 Hinde 1890 horn coral
Plerophyllum australe3 Hinde 1890 horn coral