UQ L2575, Fossil Ridge, Cracow Homestead (Permian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (25.4° S, 150.3° E: paleocoordinates 58.6° S, 159.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Fairyland Member (Buffel Formation), Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• Echinalosia curtosa brachiopod zone of Briggs (1998) - Early Artinskian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UQ

Primary reference: R. E. Wass. 1967. New species of Permian gastropods from Queensland. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 92(11):67-73 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66210: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.10.2006, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Bransoniidae
Bransonia sp.4 Pojeta and Runnegar 1976
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae
Eurydesma cordatum4 Morris 1845 scallop
1 LV, 1 RV; ssp. truncata
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
Deltopecten limaeformis4 Morris 1845 scallop
1 conjoined
Deltopecten illawarrensis4 Morris 1845 scallop
1 RV
Streblopteria biornata4 Waterhouse 1987 scallop
2 LV, 2 RV
Squamuliferipecten sp.4 Waterhouse 1986 scallop
2 LV
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Etheripecten "sp. A"4 Waterhouse 1963 scallop
3 LV
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Myonia sp.4 Dana 1847 clam
1 conjoined
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Keeneia afflicta n. sp. Wass 1967 snail
Paraplatyschisma rotunda4 Etheridge 1872 snail
Paraplatyschisma etheridgei4 Waterhouse 1987 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Peruvispira parva n. sp." = Collabrina parva Wass 1967 snail
Counts from Waterhouse (1987)
Pleurocinctosa promenata4 Waterhouse 1987 snail
Spiraculinella radiata4 Waterhouse 1987 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Plagioglypta sp.4 Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Rectifenestella "sp. 1"2 Morozova 1974
Rectifenestella "sp. 2"2 Morozova 1974
"Fenestella bowenensis" = Rectifenestella bowenensis3 Wass 1968
Exfenestella sp.2 Morozova 1974
"Fenestella horologia" = Alternifenestella horologia3 Bretnall 1926
Laxifenestella "sp. 1"2 Morozova 1974
Laxifenestella "sp. 2"2 Morozova 1974
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
 Fenestrata -
 Trepostomida - Maychellinidae
"Saffordotaxis multinodata" = Crockfordia multinodata3, Paramaychella spinosa n. gen. n. sp.2
"Saffordotaxis multinodata" = Crockfordia multinodata3 Wass 1968
Paramaychella spinosa n. gen. n. sp.2 Morozova 2004
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
Stenopora tasmaniensis3 Lonsdale 1844
Stenopora ovata3 Lonsdale 1844
 Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
Dyscritellina tecta n. sp.2 Morozova 2004
Dyscritella eximia n. sp.2 Morozova 2004
Dyscritella trivialis n. sp.2 Morozova 2004
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Eridopora rara n. sp.2 Morozova 2004
Fistulipora sp.3 McCoy 1850
 Esthonioporata - Revalotrypidae
Metelipora improvisa n. sp.2 Morozova 2004
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
"Streblascopora sp." = Streblotrypa (Streblascopora)2
"Streblascopora sp." = Streblotrypa (Streblascopora)2 Bassler 1929
 Rhabdomesida - Nikiforovellidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Aulostegidae
Lipanteris sparsispinosus4 Briggs 1986
3 VV, 5 conjoined
Lipanteris cracowensis4 Hill 1950
7 VV, 2 DV, 5 conjoined
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
Echinalosia curtosa4 Waterhouse 1986
7 VV, 7 DV, 1 conjoined
 Productida - Linoproductidae
Protoanidanthus compactus6 Waterhouse 1986
6 VV, 2 conjoined
Terrakea pollex6 Hill 1950
148 VV, 5 DV, 5 conjoined
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Svalbardia cracowensis6 Etheridge 1872
13 VV, 13 DV, 25 conjoined
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
? Arctitreta "sp. A"6 Whitfield 1908
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Cleiothyridina sp.4 Buckman 1906
Fragments
 Terebratulida -
Terebratulida indet.4 Waagen 1883
1 Conjoined
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
? Spiriferellina disparata4 Waterhouse 1987
1 VV
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
Permasyrinx procera5 Armstrong 1970
1 VV, 6 conjoined
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Trigonotreta cracovensis5 Wass 1966
43 VV, 4 DV, 10 conjoined
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Tomiopsis ovata" = Ambikella ovata5 Campbell 1961
Tabellina denmeadi5 Campbell 1961
10 VV, 4 DV, 9 conjoined
Tabellina cracowensis4 Waterhouse 1987
6 VV, 2 DV
Tomiopsis regina4 Waterhouse 1987
18 VV, 4 DV, 1 conjoined; T. elongata in Waterhouse 1987 table