Belubula Fm, Massive unit below horizon E, Licking Hole Creek (Ordovician of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (34.0° S, 149.0° E: paleocoordinates 15.5° N, 177.4° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Taoqupognathus blandus conodont zone, Belubula Formation, Eastonian (456.1 - 449.5 Ma)

• Cliefden Caves Limestone Group

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• Massive algal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. G. Percival. 1976. The geology of the Licking Hole Creek area, near Walli, central western New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 109(1-2):7-23 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2701: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 15.07.1999, edited by Uta Merkel and Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
Anoptambonites sp. Williams 1962
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
Australispira sp. Percival 1991
 Atrypida - Protozygidae
Protozyga sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
Rhynchotrema sp. Hall 1860
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Hesperorthis sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
Ptychopleurella sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Doleroides sp. Cooper 1930
Plectorthis sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Orthida - Giraldiellidae
"Phaceloorthis sp." = Phaceloorthis, "Boonderella sp." = Phaceloorthis
"Phaceloorthis sp." = Phaceloorthis Percival 1991
"Boonderella sp." = Phaceloorthis Percival 1991
Craniata
 Trimerellida - Trimerellidae
Eodinobolus sp. Rowell 1963
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Lophospiridae indet.1 Wenz 1938 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae
? Gorbyoceras sp. Shimizu and Obata 1935
originally entered as "Gorbyoceras? sp."
Stenolaemata
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae
Ulrichostylus sp. Bassler 1952
Stromatoporoidea
 Labechiida - Stromatoceriidae
Cystistroma sp. Etheridge 1895
 Labechiida - Labechiidae
Labechiella sp. Yabe and Sugiyama 1930
Calcarea
 Porata - Angullongiidae
Belubulaia packhami2 Webby and Rigby 1985 calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
 Lichenariida - Lyoporidae
Nyctopora sp. Nicholson 1879 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Coccoserididae
Coccoseris sp. Eichwald 1855 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Proporidae
Propora sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolites sp. Dana 1846 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
Hillophyllum sp. Webby 1971 horn coral