Lake Yanda (Oligocene to of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (31.0° S, 140.3° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° S, 137.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

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

• Yanda Fauna, near the contact between the two unnamed members of the Namba Formation

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

• illite and kaolinite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected by M. Archer, T.H. Rich

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 51413: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
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Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Anatidae indet. Vigors 1825 waterfowl
 Phoenicopteriformes - Phoenicopteridae
Phoenicopteridae indet. Bonaparte 1838 flamingo
Reptilia
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphinidae indet. Abel 1901 toothed whale
 Theriiformes - Pilkipildridae
Djilgaringa thompsonae n. sp. metatherian
 Diprotodontia - Ilariidae
Ilaria sp. Tedford and Woodburne 1987 diprotodont marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Miralinidae
Miralina cf. minor Woodburne et al. 1987 diprotodont marsupial
 Dasyuromorphia -
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Neoceratodontidae
Neoceratodus "sp. 1" Castelnau 1876 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus "sp. 4" Castelnau 1876 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus eyrensis White 1925 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus djelleh Kemp 1982 Queensland lungfish
Neoceratodus gregoryi White 1925 Queensland lungfish