BMR CL14, Capella Block (Permian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (22.4° S, 148.0° E: paleocoordinates 58.7° S, 146.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Back Creek Group, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Runnegar. 1967. Desmodont bivalves from the Permian of eastern Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 96:1-108 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83219: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.08.2008

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
Subansiria brevis n. sp.1 Armstrong 1970
Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Vacunella dawsonensis Runnegar 1967 clam
Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam