Saunders Beach: Holocene, Australia

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae
Sousa sahulensis n. sp. Jefferson and Rosenbaum 2014
1 specimen
see common names

Country:Australia State/province:Queensland
Coordinates: 19.2° South, 146.6° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:19.2° South, 146.6° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Holocene
Key time interval:Holocene
Age range of interval:0.01170 - 0.00000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: modern specimen
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body,original phosphate
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (float)
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: modern specimen
Database number:159699
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2014-08-06 16:15:53 Last modified:2017-05-23 16:34:15
Access level:the public Released:2014-08-06 16:15:53
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

52162. T. A. Jefferson and H. C. Rosenbaum. 2014. Taxonomic revision of the humpback dolphins (Sousa spp.), and description of a new species from Australia. Marine Mammal Science 30(4):1494-1541 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]