Winkie (Miocene to of Australia)

Also known as Gerard Mission

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.4° S, 140.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 138.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Bookpurnong Formation, Miocene to Miocene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

• ?Bookpurnong Formation

Environment/lithology: shoreface; silty marl

• shallow marine, transgression-regression
• ?marl, silty clay and minor fine sand

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 51410: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti - Balaenopteridae
Balaenopteridae indet. Gray 1864 rorqual