West Wallsend Colliery (Permian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.9° S, 151.6° E: paleocoordinates 67.8° S, 161.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Borehole Seam Formation (Lambton Group), Kazanian (272.5 - 268.0 Ma)

• The Borehole Seam is the lowermost part of the Lambton Subgroup and lies immediately above the Waratah Sandstone which forms the base of the Newcastle Coal Measures. The Borehole Seam is Kazanian in age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected in 1984

Collection methods: salvage,

• AM: Australian Museum

Primary reference: A. Warren. 1997. A tetrapod fauna from the Permian of the Sydney Basin. Records of the Australian Museum 49(1):25-33 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136495: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 29.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
Tetrapoda indet. Goodrich 1930 tetrapod
AM F97240, F97242, F97243
 Temnospondyli -
Temnospondyli indet. von Zittel 1887 tetrapod
AM F95421, 95122, vertebral column. AM F97231, cranial and postcranial remains