Kangaroo Bay, Cygnet (UT coll) (Permian of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (43.2° S, 147.1° E: paleocoordinates 78.8° S, 163.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: E Member (Malbina Formation), Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: University of Tasmania (UT), with replicas at University of Queensland

Primary reference: B. Runnegar. 1967. Desmodont bivalves from the Permian of eastern Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 96:1-108 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135938: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
"Myonia corrugata" = Pachymyonia corrugata
"Myonia corrugata" = Pachymyonia corrugata Fletcher 1932 clam