Ab45, Yuat River (Triassic of Papua New Guinea)

Where: Papua New Guinea (5.0° S, 144.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.2° S, 127.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by D.B. Dow in 1966

• Repository: Commonwealth Palaeontology Collection

Primary reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1973. Middle and Upper Triassic Mollusca from Yuat River, eastern New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 126:27-50 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137330: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillancea coxiella Skwarko 1967 oyster
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Halobiidae indet. Kittl 1912 oyster
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Dacryomya tarua n. sp. Skwarko 1973 pointed nut clam