Gibson's Steps (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.7° S, 143.1° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° S, 141.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Port Campbell Limestone Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• Bairnsdalian, zone N10

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

• yellow-grey, 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 51386: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae
"Cetotheriidae" indet. Brandt 1872 whale