Hopkins River (Miocene to of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.4° S, 142.6° E: paleocoordinates 45.8° S, 141.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Port Campbell Limestone Formation, Middle Miocene to Middle Miocene (16.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Port Campbell Limeston sensu stricto

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained, yellow mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• yellow fine-grained calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. M. G. Fitzgerald. 2004. A review of the Tertiary fossil Cetacea (Mammalia) localities in Australia. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria 61(2):183-208 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51385: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Odontoceti -
cf. Scaldicetus sp. Du Bus 1867 toothed whale