Riversleigh Station (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.2° S, 152.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.6° S, 151.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified, calcareous limestone

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: B. Sigé, S. Hand, M. and Archer. 1982. An Australian Miocene Brachipposideros (Mammalia, Chiroptera) related to Miocene representatives from France. Paleovertebrata 12(5):149-172 [M. Uhen/L. Shadan/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 181913: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Lima Shadan on 07.10.2016, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudinata - Meiolaniidae
Meiolaniidae indet. Lydekker 1887 turtle
in Queensland Museum, horn core, lower jaws, caudal vertebra, tail rings, tibia, osteoderm, postorbital, quadrate
Mammalia
 Chiroptera - Hipposideridae
Hipposideros nooralebus roundleaf bat
Right maxillary fragment containing CII, P2/, P41 and Mil