BMR HV15, quarry immediately west of school (Permian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.7° S, 151.4° E: paleocoordinates 67.6° S, 161.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Muree Formation, Roadian (272.3 - 268.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Commonwealth Palaeontology Collection

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 135942: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam