East Tasman Rise (Miocene to of Australia)

Also known as Eastern Scarp, East Tasman Plateau

Where: Tasmania, Australia (43.9° S, 151.3° E: paleocoordinates 48.6° S, 151.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• ?silicified limestone

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 51419: 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
 Odontoceti - Ziphiidae
Mesoplodon sp. Gervais 1850 beaked whale