Aldinga (USNM collection) (Eocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (35.3° S, 138.5° E: paleocoordinates 55.3° S, 133.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• "Miocene (Aldingian)" - actually late Eocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified lithology not reported

• Poorly lithified based on fossil preservation

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187742: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae