H782, Bombu Creek (Triassic of Papua New Guinea)

Where: Papua New Guinea (5.5° S, 144.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° S, 122.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jimi Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Age originally given as "Carnian-Norian" but ammonoid Sirenites is more characteristically Carnian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F.E. Dekker in 1962

• Repository: Commonwealth Palaeontology Collection

Primary reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1967. First Upper Triassic and ? Lower Jurassic marine Mollusca from New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 75:39-84 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137276: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
? Bakevellia bundiensis Skwarko 1967 oyster
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
? Neoschizodus mongumensis n. sp. Skwarko 1967 clam
Costatoria sp. Waagen 1907 clam
Costatoria melanesiana Skwarko 1967 clam
Myophoria staggi n. sp. Skwarko 1967 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Guineana jimiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Guineana jimiensis n. gen. n. sp. Skwarko 1967 clam