UQ L490, Fossil Ridge, Cracow Station (Permian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (25.4° S, 150.3° E: paleocoordinates 58.6° S, 159.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fairyland Member (Buffel Formation), Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• Echinalosia curtosa brachiopod zone of Briggs (1998) - Early Artinskian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UQ

Primary reference: J. Armstrong. 1970. Syringothyrid brachiopods from the Permian of eastern Australia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 136(2):135-165 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66207: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.10.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Aulostegidae
Taeniothaerus lakismatos n. sp.4 Briggs 1986
Lipanteris sp.2 Briggs 1986
8 conjoined
Lipanteris sparsispinosus2 Briggs 1986
2 VV, 3 conjoined
Lipanteris cracowensis2 Hill 1950
1 dorsal valve
 Productida - Productellidae
Lethamia rara1 Briggs 1998
 Productida - Linoproductidae
Terrakea pollex2 Hill 1950
1 DV
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
"Subansiria procera n. sp." = Permasyrinx procera
"Subansiria procera n. sp." = Permasyrinx procera Armstrong 1970
1 conjoined
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Trigonotreta cracovensis2 Wass 1966
2 conjoined
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Tomiopsis elongata" = Ambikella elongata2, Tabellina denmeadi3, Tabellina cracowensis n. sp.3
"Tomiopsis elongata" = Ambikella elongata2 McClung and Armstrong 1975
1 VV
Tabellina denmeadi3 Campbell 1961
4 DV, 5 conjoined
Tabellina cracowensis n. sp.3 Waterhouse 1987
1 DV, 1 VV, 1 conjoined
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae
Eurydesma cordatum2 Morris 1845 scallop
1 conjoined, ssp. truncatum
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
Deltopecten limaeformis2 Morris 1845 scallop
1 left valve
Squamuliferipecten sp.2 Waterhouse 1986 scallop
1 right valve
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Paraplatyschisma rotunda2 Etheridge 1872 snail
Paraplatyschisma etheridgei2 Waterhouse 1987 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Collabrina parva2 Wass 1967 snail
Pleurocinctosa promenata2 Waterhouse 1987 snail
Peruvispira promenata on list
Spiraculinella radiata2 Waterhouse 1987 snail