Regans Creek (Ordovician of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (33.5° S, 148.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.8° N, 176.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Taoqupognathus tumidus - Protopanderodus insculptus conodont zone, Malongulli Formation, Eastonian (456.1 - 449.5 Ma)

• Horizon near the base of the Malongulli Formation

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone

• allchthonous limestone breccia

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain. 2002. Available generic names for trilobites. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(2):331-553 [N. Hughes/L. English/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192952: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 27.04.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
"Encrinuraspis optimus" = Cromus optimus
"Encrinuraspis optimus" = Cromus optimus Webby et al. 1970 trilobite