Lake Pinpa (Oligocene to of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (31.2° S, 140.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 137.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Namba Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 11.6 Ma)

• top of unnamed member 1

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; claystone

• illite and kaolinite clays

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 51412: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005, edited by Albert Garcia Selles, Philip Mannion and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gnathostomata
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Reptilia
 Testudines - Meiolanidae
"Meiolanidae indet." = Meiolaniidae1
"Meiolanidae indet." = Meiolaniidae1 Lydekker 1887 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelidae
Emydura sp. Bonaparte 1836 sideneck turtle
Aves
 Charadriiformes - Burhinidae
Burhinidae indet. Mathews 1912 stone-curlew
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Anatidae indet. Vigors 1825 waterfowl
Australotadorna alecwilsoni n. gen. n. sp.4 Worthy 2009 waterfowl
Pinpanetta tedfordi4 stiff-tailed duck
Pinpanetta fromensis4 Worthy 2009 stiff-tailed duck
 Ornithurae -
Passeriformes indet. Linnaeus 1758 perching bird
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Rallidae indet. Vigors 1825 rail
 Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae
Podicipedidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 grebe
 Pelecaniformes - Pelecanidae
Pelecanus tirarensis Miller 1966 pelican
 Phoenicopteriformes - Phoenicopteridae
Phoenicopteridae indet. Bonaparte 1838 flamingo
 Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocoracidae indet. Reichenbach 1850 cormorant
Reptilia
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Australosuchus clarkae3 Willis and Molnar 1991 crocodile
AMNH 12177 (premaxilla and 2 teeth) and AMNH 12200 (skull)
Mammalia
 Monotremata - Ornithorhynchidae
Obdurodon insignis Woodburne and Tedford 1975 platypus
 Marsupialia - Pilkipildridae
 Theriiformes - Wynyardiidae
Muramura sp. Pledge 1987 marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Ilariidae
Ilariidae indet. Tedford and Woodburne 1987 diprotodont marsupial
Ilaria illumidens n. gen. n. sp. Tedford and Woodburne 1987 diprotodont marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae
Madakoala devisi Woodburne et al. 1987 koala
 Diprotodontia - Miralinidae
Miralina cf. minor Woodburne et al. 1987 diprotodont marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Pseudocheiridae
Pildra antiquus Woodburne et al. 1987 ringtail possum
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
? Macropodidae indet. Gray 1821 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Potoroinae
"? Potoroidae indet." = Potoroinae
"? Potoroidae indet." = Potoroinae Gray 1821 diprotodont marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
Raemeotherium yatkolai n. gen. n. sp.2
Raemeotherium yatkolai n. gen. n. sp.2 Rich et al. 1978 diprotodont marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Petauridae
Petauridae indet. Bonaparte 1838 possum
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphinidae indet. Abel 1901 toothed whale
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Neoceratodontidae
Neoceratodus djelleh Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus "sp. 1" Castelnau 1876 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus "sp. 2" Castelnau 1876 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus "sp. 3" Castelnau 1876 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus "sp. 4" Castelnau 1876 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus forsteri Krefft 1870 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus eyrensis White 1925 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus nargun Kemp 1983 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus gregoryi White 1925 Queensland lungfish