UQ L4108, Ross Creek Tributary, Cracow Station (Permian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (25.4° S, 150.3° E: paleocoordinates 60.6° S, 156.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brae Formation, Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• Echinalosia preovalis zone of Briggs, 1998 - Late Artinskian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; lithified conglomerate and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UQ

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse and D.J.C. Briggs. 1986. Late Palaeozoic Scyphozoa and Brachiopoda (Inarticulata, Strophomenida, Productida and Rhynchonellida) from the southeast Bowen Basin, Australia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 193(1-4):1-76 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66276: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.10.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
Echinalosia discinia Waterhouse 1986
6 VV, 8 DV, 3 Art
 Productida - Productellidae
Lethamia hillae n. sp. Waterhouse 1986
7 VV, 5 DV, 4 Art
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
Magniplicatina superba n. sp. Waterhouse 1986
55 VV, 18 DV, 3 Art
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
? Cleiothyridina "sp. C"2 Buckman 1906
3 VV
 Terebratulida - Beecheriidae
? Hoskingia sp.2 Campbell 1965
2 VV
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
Permasyrinx sp.1
1 VV, 1 Art
Permasyrinx prolonga2 Waterhouse 1987
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Neospirifer concentricus n. sp.2 Waterhouse 1987
23 VV, 8 DV, 4 Art
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
Pustuloplica papillosa n. sp.2 Waterhouse 1987
8 VV, 1 DV
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Martiniopsis biparallela n. sp." = Tigillumia biparallela2
"Martiniopsis biparallela n. sp." = Tigillumia biparallela2 Waterhouse 1987
11 VV, 10 DV, 1 Art
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
Spinomartinia queenslandica n. sp.2 Waterhouse 1987
300 VV, 60 DV, 6 Art
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
"Stenoscisma glabra" = Sedecularia glabra
"Stenoscisma glabra" = Sedecularia glabra Waterhouse 1986
10 DV
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon capillatus n. sp.1 Waterhouse 1987 clam
13 LV, 4 RV
 Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae
? Aphanaia sp.1 Koninck 1877 clam
19 LV, 14 RV
 Pectinida - Limidae
Elimata symmetrica n. sp.1 Waterhouse 1987 file clam
13 LV, 8 RV
Echinorbis papillosa1 Waterhouse 1987 file clam
4 LV, 4 RV, 1 Art
Calcicanicularia sp.1 Waterhouse 1983 file clam
1 LV, 3 RV
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
Streblopteria minauris n. sp.1 Waterhouse 1987 scallop
26 LV, 21 RV, 2 Art
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Etheripecten sp.1 Waterhouse 1963 scallop
1 RV
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Myofossa solita n. sp.1 Waterhouse 1987 clam
2 RV
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Myonia sp.1 Dana 1847 clam
1 RV
Vacunella sp.1 Waterhouse 1965 clam
1 RV
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Stutchburia cf. etheridgei1 Waterhouse 1987 clam
1 LV, 1 RV
Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Peruvispira carinata1 Waterhouse 1987 snail