Little Beach, Bouddi National Park (Triassic to of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (33.5° S, 151.4° E: paleocoordinates 64.4° S, 137.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Terrigal Formation (Narrabeen Group), Spathian to Spathian (251.3 - 242.0 Ma)

• Terrigal Formation (formerly Gosford Formation), uppermost unit of the Narrabeen Group. The Narrabeen Group extends from Late Permian–early Anisian, suggesting a late Spathian to early Anisian age for this locality (Warren & Marsicano 1998).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pebbly conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. Ritchie

• AM: Australian Museum, Sydney

Primary reference: R. J. Damiani. 1999. Giant temnospondyl amphibians from the Early to Middle Triassic Narrabeen Group of the Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia. Alcheringa 23:87-109 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136488: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 28.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Mastodonsauridae
"cf. Capitosauridae indet." = Mastodonsauridae
"cf. Capitosauridae indet." = Mastodonsauridae Lydekker 1885 tetrapod
AM F57957, natural impression of anterior portion of right mandible