Westvale No. 6 Colliery (Jurassic of Australia)

Also known as Lowfield No. 2, Wass Seam

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.0° S, 152.6° E: paleocoordinates 67.2° S, 93.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Walloon Coal Measures Formation, Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale and coal

• "a 12-in. shale band centrally situated in a 13-ft. coal-bearing section"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected in 1948

Collection methods: surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1952. Dinosaur footprints. Queensland Government Mining Journal 53(613):949-950 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 142854: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.04.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. theropod