Muddy Creek (USNM collection) (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (37.7° S, 141.9° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° S, 139.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Muddy Creek Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Balcombian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: S. D. Cairns. 1997. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Turbinoliidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 591:1-55 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92291: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.11.2009, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Idiotrochus australis Duncan 1865 stony coral
Idiotrochus emarciatus Duncan 1865 stony coral
Notocyathus viola Duncan 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Sphenotrochus wellsi n. sp. Cairns 1997 stony coral
Trematotrochus lateroplenus Dennant 1899 stony coral
Trematotrochus fenestratus Tenison-Woods 1878 stony coral
Trematotrochus complanatus Dennant 1899 stony coral