Saunders Beach (Holocene of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (19.2° S, 146.6° E: paleocoordinates 19.2° S, 146.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• modern specimen

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (float)

• modern specimen

Primary reference: T. A. Jefferson and H. C. Rosenbaum. 2014. Taxonomic revision of the humpback dolphins (Sousa spp.), and description of a new species from Australia. Marine Mammal Science 30(4):1494-1541 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159699: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Sousa sahulensis n. sp. Jefferson and Rosenbaum 2014 dolphin