UCMP V6044 (Triassic to of Australia)

Also known as Bore 6, Noonkanbah Station

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.3° S, 124.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.2° S, 102.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-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 136548: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 29.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Trematosauridae
Erythrobatrachus noonkanbahensis n. gen. n. sp. Cosgriff and Garbutt 1972 tetrapod
WAM 62.1.46 (holotype); WAM 71.6.22, 62.1.50
 Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae
Deltasaurus kimberleyensis Cosgriff 1965 tetrapod
UCMP 62158, lower jaw