Murbko (Miocene of Australia)

Also known as Murbko Homestead

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.2° S, 139.7° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° S, 137.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Glenforslan Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Balcombian, early middle Miocene

Environment/lithology: marine; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• bryozoal calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1955. Pelagic fossils (Aturia, penguins, whales) from the Tertiary of South Australia. Records of the South Australia Museum 353-371 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51327: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti -
cf. Parietobalaena sp. Kellogg 1924 whale