Curdie (Miocene of Australia)

Also known as Kurdeez Quarry Victorian Agricultural Lime Ltd.

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.5° S, 142.9° E: paleocoordinates 47.8° S, 141.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Port Campbell Limestone Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Balcombian, correlated with zone N10

Environment/lithology: marine; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. K. Bearlin. 1987. Early records of balaenopterids from the western South Pacific. Geological Society of New Zealand miscellaneous publication 37(A) [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51387: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Goneplacidae
Ommatocarcinus corioensis1 Creswell 1886 crab
Mammalia
 Mysticeti -
Mysticeti indet.2 Cope 1891 whale