Dunvegan (W.B. Clarke coll) (Carboniferous of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (30.3° S, 153.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° S, 154.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asbian (339.4 - 336.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by W.B. Clarke

• 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 133349: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.09.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Aulacopleurida - Brachymetopidae
Brachymetopus strzeleckii n. gen. n. sp. M'Coy 1847 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Phillipsia sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
Resembling P. gemmulifera
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
"Bairdia curtus" = Bairdia curta
"Bairdia curtus" = Bairdia curta McCoy 1844 ostracod
 Podocopa - Cytheridae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
? Leptaena sp. Dalman 1828
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
"Atrypa" jukesii n. sp. M'Coy 1847
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthis" spinigera n. sp. M'Coy 1847
 Craniida - Craniidae
"Orbicula" affinis n. sp. M'Coy 1847
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten ptychotis n. sp.2 M'Coy 1847 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
"Avicula" tessellata2 pearl oyster
 Cardiida - Veneridae
? Pullastra striatocostata n. sp.2 M'Coy 1847 venus clam
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalus minimus n. sp.2 M'Coy 1847 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon interstrialis n. sp.2 M'Coy 1847 snail
 Nautilida -
Nautilida indet.1 Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae
"Glauconome" sp. Goldfuss 1826
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus tenuicollis n. gen. n. sp.
Cladochonus tenuicollis n. gen. n. sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral