H558, 2.5 miles north of Mongum (Jurassic of Papua New Guinea)

Where: Papua New Guinea (5.7° S, 144.9° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° S, 105.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Balimbu Formation, Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.7 Ma)

• 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 137280: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae
? Tropidoceras sp. Hyatt 1867 ammonite