Princetown Beach (Oligocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.7° S, 143.2° E: paleocoordinates 53.3° S, 140.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Clifton Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• nodule bed within the Clifton Formation

Environment/lithology: phosphatic, sandy limestone

• phosphate and limonite nodules within limestone-sandy limestone matrix

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 51388: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis sp. Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Mammalia
 Cetacea -