Locality 2, Settlement Road area, Cashions Creek Lmst. Fm. (Ordovician of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (42.6° S, 146.5° E: paleocoordinates 8.8° N, 176.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cashions Creek Formation (Gordon Group), Llandeilo (466.0 - 449.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• Approximately 30 kg was sampled from the middle and

•upper part of the largest stromatoporoid mound (~2 m wide

•and almost 1 m high). Samples were taken at 0.5 to 0.8 m,respectively, above the base of the mound.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: K. G. Jakobsen, G. A. Brock, A. T. Nielsen, D. K. Mathieson, and D. A. Harper. 2014. Brachiopods associated with stromatoporoid mounds from the Middle to Upper Ordovician Cashions Creek Limestone, Tasmania. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 45 45:249-265 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 173681: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 08.10.2015

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptellinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Oepikina banksi Laurie 1991
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
Lepidocycloides sp. Nikiforova and Andreeva 1961
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
Eopteria struszi Pojeta et al. 1977
Bivalvia
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Ctenodonta sp. Salter 1852 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Maclurites florentinensis Banks and Johnson 1957 snail