WCB 708/60 (Ordovician of Australia)

Also known as The Gap

Where: Tasmania, Australia (18.6° S, 125.9° E: paleocoordinates 14.7° N, 161.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Spanodonta/Tinopena brachiopod zone, Gap Creek Formation, Bendigonian (476.8 - 473.9 Ma)

• Be4

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• based on key.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: J. R. Laurie. 1997. Early Ordovician fauna of the Gap Creek Formation, Canning Basin, Western Australia. Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics 16(5):701-716 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186108: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 12.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Tritoechia sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1936
 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
Spanodonta hoskingiae Prendergast 1935
Tinopena shergoldi Laurie 1997