Witton Bluff (Eocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (30.1° S, 138.5° E: paleocoordinates 50.2° S, 132.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Transitional Marl Member (Blanche Point Formation), Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1955. Pelagic fossils (Aturia, penguins, whales) from the Tertiary of South Australia. Records of the South Australia Museum 353-371 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50365: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Spheniscidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 penguin
Palaeeudyptes marplesi Brodkorb 1963 penguin