Central Queensand pliosaurid locality (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (20.7° S, 143.1° E: paleocoordinates 54.4° S, 129.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Toolebuc Formation (Rolling Downs Group), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• Toolebuc Formation, Wilgunya Subgroup; Albian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

• Queensland Museum (QM)

Primary reference: R. B. J. Benson and P. S. Druckenmiller. 2014. Faunal turnover of marine tetrapods during the Jurassic–Cretaceous transition. Biological Reviews 89(1):1-23 [R. Benson/R. Benson/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141591: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 29.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Brachaucheninae sp. Williston 1925 plesiosaur
QM F51291