QML1029. Millard Creek between McWhae Ridge and Casey Falls (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.7° S, 126.1° E: paleocoordinates 19.3° S, 128.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis linguiformis conodont zone, Virgin Hills Formation, Late/Upper Frasnian (379.5 - 376.1 Ma)

• below Frutexites bed, late Frasnian; very late Frasnian, late Palmatolepis linguiformis conodont zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; grainstone and sandstone

• Within context of larger reef complex. Interpreted in ref. 10549 as marginal slope and basin facies.
• Ref. 10549: "The Virgin Hills Fromation is typically red and consists of calcarenite, calcirudite and megabreccia with interbedded sandstone, siltstone, and conglomerate; clastic sediments become more common in the basin facies."

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. G. Cook, R. B. Blodgett, and R. T. Becker. 2003. Late Devonian gastropods from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Alcheringa 27(3-4):181-207 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38986: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 18.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Ref. 10548 covers gastropods only.
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) sp." = Euomphalus
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) sp." = Euomphalus Sowerby 1814 snail
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
Hesperiella canningensis n. sp. Cook et al. 2003 snail
 Cladida -
Codiacrinus nicolli n. sp. Sea lily
 Monobathrida -
Melocrinites solidus n. sp. Sea lily