Castle Creek, Dawson Valley (Permian of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (24.9° S, 150.1° E: paleocoordinates 60.9° S, 149.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• Barfield or Flat Top Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Queensland Museum

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 136671: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Vacunellidae
Vacunella dawsonensis Runnegar 1967 clam