Illawarra (Strzelecki 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: coastal; lithified, volcaniclastic siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by P.E. de Strzelecki in 1841-1842; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: P. E. Strzelecki. 1845. Physical descriptions of New South Wales and Van Dieman’s Land 1-462 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134048: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Australothecidae
"Theca lanceolata n. sp." = Australotheca lanceolata
"Theca lanceolata n. sp." = Australotheca lanceolata Morris 1845
Strophomenata
 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Productus brachythaerus" = Terrakea brachythaera
"Productus brachythaerus" = Terrakea brachythaera Morris 1845
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Spirifer subradiatus" = Spirifera subradiata
"Spirifer subradiatus" = Spirifera subradiata Sowerby 1844
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
"Pecten illawarensis" = Deltopecten illawarrensis
"Pecten illawarensis" = Deltopecten illawarrensis Morris 1845 scallop
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
"Pachydomus carinatus n. sp." = Myonia (Myomedia) carinata, "Allorisma curvatum n. sp." = Vacunella curvata
"Pachydomus carinatus n. sp." = Myonia (Myomedia) carinata Morris 1845 clam
"Allorisma curvatum n. sp." = Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
"Orthonota costata n. sp." = Stutchburia costata
"Orthonota costata n. sp." = Stutchburia costata Morris 1845 clam
 Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae
"Pachydomus globosus" = Megadesmus globosus, "Pachydomus laevis" = Pyramus laevis
"Pachydomus globosus" = Megadesmus globosus Sowerby 1838 clam
"Pachydomus laevis" = Pyramus laevis Sowerby 1838 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
"Bellerophon micromphalus" = Warthia micromphala
"Bellerophon micromphalus" = Warthia micromphala Morris 1845 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Pleurotomaria subcancellata n. sp." = Walnichollsia subcancellata
"Pleurotomaria subcancellata n. sp." = Walnichollsia subcancellata Morris 1845 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
"Pleurotomaria strzeleckiana" = Mourlonopsis strzeleckiana
"Pleurotomaria strzeleckiana" = Mourlonopsis strzeleckiana Morris 1845 snail
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida - Conulariidae
"Conularia levigata n. sp." = Notoconularia levigata
"Conularia levigata n. sp." = Notoconularia levigata Morris 1845 jellyfish