Maslin Beach (Eocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (35.2° S, 138.5° E: paleocoordinates 57.1° S, 133.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortachilla Limestone Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• early Late Eocene (close to the P15- 16 boundary)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. J. McNamara and G. M. Philip. 1980. Australian Tertiary schizasterid echinoids. Alcheringa 4(1):47-65 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204582: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.09.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster (Paraster) tatei n. sp. McNamara and Philip 1980 heart urchin