Wollongong (W.B. Clarke coll) (Permian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (34.4° S, 150.9° E: paleocoordinates 69.8° S, 159.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gerringong Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by W.B. Clarke; reposited in the SM

• Collected by the Rev. W.B. Clarke and sent to Prof. Sedgwick

Primary reference: F. M'Coy. 1847. XXI. On the fossil botany and zoology of the rocks associated with the coal of Australia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 20(133):226-236 [G. Webster/G. Webster/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133342: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.09.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
Spirifera subradiata, "Spirifera duodecimcostata" = Glendonia duodecimcostata
Spirifera subradiata Sowerby 1844
"Spirifera duodecimcostata" = Glendonia duodecimcostata M'Coy 1847
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Bransoniidae
"Pleurorhynchus australis n. sp." = Bransonia australe
"Pleurorhynchus australis n. sp." = Bransonia australe M'Coy 1847
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae
"Inoceramus mitchellii" = Aphanaia mitchelli
"Inoceramus mitchellii" = Aphanaia mitchelli M'Coy 1847 clam
 Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae
""Pachydomus" sacculus" = Eurydesma cordatum
""Pachydomus" sacculus" = Eurydesma cordatum Morris 1845 scallop
Uncertain whether from Black Head or Wollongong [neither is likely]
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
"Pecten squamuliferus" = Squamuliferipecten squamuliferus
"Pecten squamuliferus" = Squamuliferipecten squamuliferus Morris 1845 scallop
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
"Pachydomus carinatus" = Myonia (Myomedia) carinata, "Allorisma curvatum" = Vacunella curvata
"Pachydomus carinatus" = Myonia (Myomedia) carinata Morris 1845 clam
"Allorisma curvatum" = Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
"Cardinia exilis n. sp." = Stutchburia cuneata, "Orthonota costata" = Stutchburia costata
"Cardinia exilis n. sp." = Stutchburia cuneata Dana 1847 clam
"Orthonota costata" = Stutchburia costata Morris 1845 clam
 Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae
"Pachydomus globosus" = Megadesmus globosus, "Pachydomus gigas n. sp." = Megadesmus (Cleobis) grandis, "Notomya clavata n. sp." = Pyramus myiformis, "Notomya securiformis n. sp." = Pyramus myiformis, "Venus gregaria n. sp." = Pleurikodonta gemma, "Pachydomus ovalis n. sp." = Astartila intrepida, "Pachydomus pusillus n. sp." = Astartila intrepida
"Pachydomus globosus" = Megadesmus globosus Sowerby 1838 clam
"Pachydomus gigas n. sp." = Megadesmus (Cleobis) grandis Dana 1847 clam
"Notomya clavata n. sp." = Pyramus myiformis Dana 1847 clam
"Notomya securiformis n. sp." = Pyramus myiformis Dana 1847 clam
"Venus gregaria n. sp." = Pleurikodonta gemma Dana 1847 clam
"Pachydomus ovalis n. sp." = Astartila intrepida Dana 1847 clam
"Pachydomus pusillus n. sp." = Astartila intrepida Dana 1847 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
"Bellerophon micromphalus" = Warthia micromphala
"Bellerophon micromphalus" = Warthia micromphala Morris 1845 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
"Pleurotomaria strzeleckiana" = Mourlonopsis strzeleckiana
"Pleurotomaria strzeleckiana" = Mourlonopsis strzeleckiana Morris 1845 snail
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
Stenopora crinita Lonsdale 1845