BMR MG232, Hill Springs Homestead (Permian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (23.1° S, 114.8° E: paleocoordinates 58.3° S, 95.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Quinnanie Formation, Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: N. W. Archbold and G. A. Thomas. 1984. Permian Elythidae (Brachiopoda) from Western Australia. Alcheringa 8:311-326 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85200: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.12.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Spirelytha kashirtsevi n. sp. Archbold 1993
Conjoined shell