UCMP V6043 (Triassic to of Australia)

Also known as McKenzie locality 8

Where: Western Australia, Australia (17.8° S, 124.3° E: paleocoordinates 45.6° S, 101.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blina Shale Formation, Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• An earliest Triassic age is inferred for the Blina Shale on the basis of correlation to the Kockatea Shale, which is dated using microfossil remains as well as ammonites Ophiceras cf. subkyoticum and Subinyoites kashmiricus (Cosgriff 1965)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by WAM, UCMP in 1960; reposited in the UCMP

Collection methods: mechanical,

• WAM: Western Australian Museum

Primary reference: J. W. Cosgriff. 1965. A new genus of Temnospondyli from the Triassic of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 48:65-90 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136547: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 29.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae
Deltasaurus kimberleyensis Cosgriff 1965 tetrapod
UCMP 61098, 61092, 61237, 61319