Dead Mans Gulch, 8 miles south of Kiama (Permian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (34.8° S, 150.8° E: paleocoordinates 70.1° S, 159.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gerringong Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: not stated

Primary reference: B. Runnegar. 1967. Desmodont bivalves from the Permian of eastern Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 96:1-108 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136667: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 clam