Deadman's Gully (Oligocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.3° S, 144.3° E: paleocoordinates 52.9° S, 142.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Jan Juc Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, pyritic, gray, yellow mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• grey-yellow glauconitic and pyritic carbonate-cemented calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: quarrying, 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 51394: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Zoila gigas McCoy 1867 cowry
Mammalia
 Mysticeti -
Mysticeti indet. Cope 1891 whale
new family