Poatina Highway (Triassic of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (41.8° S, 146.9° E: paleocoordinates 74.9° S, 131.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cluan Formation, Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; pebbly, brown, sandy conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Bank, Camps in 1960

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: J. W. Cosgriff. 1974. Lower Triassic Temnospondyli of Tasmania. The Geological Society of America, Special Paper 149:1-134 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136595: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae
Deltasaurus kimberleyensis Cosgriff 1965 tetrapod
UTGD 54626, the external impression of a left posterolateral skull fragment