Rosebery Downs, Muttaburra (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (22.7° S, 144.6° E: paleocoordinates 54.0° S, 133.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mackunda Formation (Rolling Downs Group), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• Manuka Subgroup; Tambo Faunal Division; upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, calcareous mudstone

• fossils weathered out of a calcareous mudstone concretion

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Langdon in 1963

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical, acetic,

Primary reference: A. Bartholomai. 1966. Fossil footprints in Queensland. Australian Natural History 15:147-150 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59338: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.03.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia1
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia1 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet.1 Cuvier 1797 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
QM F6095, pedal phalanx
 Neornithischia -
Muttaburrasaurus langdoni n. gen. n. sp.1
Muttaburrasaurus langdoni n. gen. n. sp.1 Bartholomai and Molnar 1981 bird foot dinosaur
"somewhat similar to...Iguanodon"