Old Toongabbie Marble Quarry, Lower Quarry, Marble Creek (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as 1/4 mile east of Thomson River, 8 miles west of Cowwarr

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.1° S, 146.6° E: paleocoordinates 13.2° S, 175.7° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Toongabble Limestone Formation, Siegen (412.3 - 409.1 Ma)

• U. Siegenian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. A. Talent and G.M. Philip. 1956. Siluro-Devonian Mollusca from Marble Creek, Thomson River, Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 68(1):57-71 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56699: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 22.11.2005, edited by Briony Mamo

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Ostreida - Rhombopteriidae
Gastropoda
 Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae
Orthonychia pentalvea n. sp., Orthonychia marblecreekensis n. sp., "Platyceras trirotundolobatum n. sp." = Orthonychia trirotundolobatum
Orthonychia pentalvea n. sp. Talent and Philip 1956 snail
Orthonychia marblecreekensis n. sp. Talent and Philip 1956 snail
"Platyceras trirotundolobatum n. sp." = Orthonychia trirotundolobatum Talent and Philip 1956 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Cowwarrella cylindrica n. gen. n. sp." = Visitator cylindricum, Platyceras decorum n. sp., Platyostoma triangularis n. sp., "Ostlerina delicata" = Platyostoma delicata
"Cowwarrella cylindrica n. gen. n. sp." = Visitator cylindricum Talent and Philip 1956 snail
Platyceras decorum n. sp. Talent and Philip 1956 snail
Platyostoma triangularis n. sp. Talent and Philip 1956 snail
"Ostlerina delicata" = Platyostoma delicata Talent and Philip 1956 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Tremanotus cyclocostatus n. sp. Talent and Philip 1956 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Dawsonoceratidae
Crinoidea
 Monobathrida - Eucalyptocrinitidae
Eucalyptocrinites inchoatus n. sp. Philip 1961 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Hexacrinitidae
Hexacrinites sp. Austin and Austin 1843 Sea lily
Belonging to Hexacrinites questioned
 Diplobathrida - Rhodocrinitidae
Thylacocrinus ignotus n. sp. Philip 1961 Sea lily
Belonging to Thylacocrinus questioned