UQL 6574 Cave Spring (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as Reef 1575

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.8° S, 126.0° E: paleocoordinates 19.5° S, 127.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Virgin Hills Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Kuangxiastraea fauna

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• upper fore-reef slope
• "Jells Knoll" S of main reefs

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UQ

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. L. S. Brownlaw and J. S. Jell. 2008. Middle and Upper Devonian rugose corals from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 35:1-126 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92893: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.12.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Peneckiella moniliforme n. sp. Brownlaw and Jell 2008 horn coral