Harper's Hill, near West Maitland (Waterhouse coll) (Permian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.7° S, 151.5° E: paleocoordinates 61.8° S, 169.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Allandale Formation, Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, volcaniclastic, gray, green sandstone

• A volcanic grit of greenish grey colour, consisting principally of feldspar, and being in some parts slightly, in other parts highly calcareous when the rock assumes a compact aspect

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. Waterhouse

• Repository: Australian Museum

Primary reference: R. Etheridge Jr. 1898. Palaeontologia Novae Cambriae Meridionalis - occasional descriptions of New South Wales fossils, no. 3. Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales 5(4):175-179 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134519: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Platyschisma oculus" = Keeneia ocula
"Platyschisma oculus" = Keeneia ocula Sowerby 1838 snail
 Rhynchonellida - Norellidae
"Dielasma inversa" = Pisirhynchia inversa
"Dielasma inversa" = Pisirhynchia inversa Oppel 1861
not possible to determine generic position without etching or sectioning (Campbell, 1965)