Fred's Landing (Oligocene of Australia)

Also known as Tailem Bend

Where: South Australia, Australia (35.3° S, 139.5° E: paleocoordinates 52.8° S, 135.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Buccleuch Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Upper Buccleuch Formation

Environment/lithology: fine-grained, glauconitic, green limestone

• pale green, limonite-stained and slightly glauconitic

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: N. S. Pledge. 1994. Cetacean fossils from the Lower Oligocene of South Australia. Records of the South Australia Musuem 27(2):117-123 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45823: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.12.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Rotaliina
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
 Globigerinina - Chiloguembelinidae
 Globigerinina - Guembelitriidae
Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratellidae
"Magasella woodsiana" = Magadinella woodsiana, "Waldheimia cf. insolita" = Aliquantula insolita
"Magasella woodsiana" = Magadinella woodsiana Tate 1880
"Waldheimia cf. insolita" = Aliquantula insolita Tate 1880
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna cf. apiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
Echinoidea
  - Corystusidae
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster (Schizaster) aff. halli McNamara and Philip 1980 heart urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Anthozoa
 Octocorallia -