Locality A (Silurian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (34.8° S, 148.9° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° N, 175.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rainbow Hill Marl Member (Rosebank Shale Formation), Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• "Holotype, AM F136465 and F136466, from the late Ludlow Rainbow Hill Marl Member at the base of the Rosebank Shale, approximately 1 km north-northwest of Hatton’s Corner, about 500 m west southwest of the track from the Black Range Road to Hatton’s Corner and 3 km west of the town of Yass (locality A, Fig. 1). Paratype, AM F28030, the fragment described by Mitchell (1897), from the top of the ‘Middle Trilobite Bed’ (=Rainbow Hill Marl Member) in Bowning township."

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mudstone

• "mudstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Tony Wright

• Reposited in Australian Museum

Primary reference: P. A. Jell. 2010. Late Silurian echinoderms from the Yass Basin, New South Wales - the earliest holothurian body fossil and two diploporitan cystoids (Sphaeronitidae and Holocystitidae). Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 39:27-41 [P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 201149: authorized by Phil Novack-Gottshall, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 01.05.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sphaeronitida - Holocystitidae
Trematocystis wrighti n. sp. Jell 2010