QML 1037 - 400 m NE of Westwood Creek, Cape Dommett (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as Westwood Mbr., Hargreaves Fmn. at Westwood Crk., Bonaparte Gulf Basin

Where: Western Australia, Australia (14.9° S, 128.5° E: paleocoordinates 15.1° S, 128.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Westwood Member (Hargreaves Formation), Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and sandstone

• Reefal and back-reefal environments.
• "[Westwood] here restricted to massive limestone and minor interbedded sandstone, near the base of the type section at Westwood Creek..."

Collection methods: Jell and Cook collections QML1035, QML1037. Roberts localities 37/1, 37/2.

Primary reference: A. G. Cook. 1998. Frasnian gastropods from the Bonaparte Gulf Basin, Western Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42(2):449-457 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38742: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 03.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Algae, corals, stromatoporoids, brachiopods, conodonts, fish plates, bivalves also reported. Only gastropods, conodonts and brachiopods have been systematically treated, according to Cook.
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisoniidae indet. Koken 1896 snail
Murchisonia (Murchisonia) sp. d'Archiac and de Verneuil 1841 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
 Neritoina - Plagiothyridae
Plagiothyra curlyjigga n. sp. Cook 1998 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Aglaoglypta veeversi n. sp. Cook 1998 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Ningbingia robertsi n. gen. n. sp." = Westraliadiscus robertsi
"Ningbingia robertsi n. gen. n. sp." = Westraliadiscus robertsi Cook 1998 snail
 Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae
Westwooditrochus westwoodensis n. gen. n. sp. Cook 1998 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Pseudomphalotrochus bonapartensis n. sp. Cook 1998 snail
 Strophomenida - Chonetidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae