Where: Tasmania, Australia (42.2° S, 145.4° E: paleocoordinates 64.1° S, 152.6° E)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Upper Malvacipollis diversus pollen zone, Macquarie Harbor Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)
• Both spore-pollen and marine dinoflagellate assemblages from these beds are correlative with the mid- Ypresian or Planktonic Foraminiferal Zone P7 (Carpenter et al., 2007 ) (early Eocene; 52 – 51 Ma).
Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; carbonaceous mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: mold/impression, adpression
Collection methods: chemical, hydroflouric
• The specimen was recovered from a new site on Lowana Road, Regatta Point, as part of a collection of fossil material made by G. J. Jordan in 2003.
Primary reference: R. J. Carpenter, G. J. Jordan, and R. S. Hill. 2007. A Toothed Lauraceae Leaf from the Early Eocene of Tasmania, Australia. International Journal of Plant Sciences 168(8):1191-1198 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 166741: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Andrés Cardenas on 24.02.2015, edited by Carlos Jaramillo
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