Wongulla (Miocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.7° S, 139.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° S, 136.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Upper Member (Mannum Formation), Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; yellow mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• high mesotrophic, shallow, Fe redox, destructive and constructive diagenic condictions
• yellow-orange calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

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 51406: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Mysticeti -
Mysticeti indet. Cope 1891 whale