Port Phillip (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.2° S, 144.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° S, 143.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Balcombian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. D. Cairns. 2004. The azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) of Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(3):259-329 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92292: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.11.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Notophyllia aperta2 Dennant 1899 stony coral
Notophyllia semivestita2 Dennant 1899 stony coral
Notophyllia gracilis2 Dennant 1899 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Foveolocyathus kitsoni Dennant 1901 stony coral
Sphenotrochus wellsi1 Cairns 1997 stony coral