Glenrock Station, RA6 [Gamilaroi terrane] (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (31.7° S, 151.4° E: paleocoordinates 20.0° S, 161.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Givetian, on the basis of geochemical and biostratigraphic dating; RA6, Ceratoikiscum regalinodus radiolarian assemblage. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within the Gamilaroi terrane.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not reported in text. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, assumed on the basis of sample preparation techniques.

Size class: microfossils

Collected by Aitchison

• COLLECTOR: J. C. Aitchison and others. REPOSITORY: Hong Kong University, Department of Earth Sciences.

Primary reference: J. C. Aitchison, A. M. Davis, J. M. C. Stratford and F. C. P. Spiller. 1999. Lower and Middle Devonian Radiolarian Biozonation of the Gamilaroi Terrane New England Orogen, Eastern Australia. Micropaleontology 45(2):138-162 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90992: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.08.2009

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Representative for radiolarians. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Entactinaria -
? Helioentactinia sp. Nazarov 1975
 Entactinaria - Palaeoscenidiidae
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
 Albaillellaria - Ceratoikiscidae
Ceratoikiscum regalinodus Stratford and Aitchison 1997