Waikerie (Miocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.2° S, 139.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° S, 137.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pata Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Balcombian

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

• yellow-orange fine calcarenite with muddy bands

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 51409: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti -
Mysticeti indet. Cope 1891 whale