Borenore trilobites (Silurian of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (33.3° S, 149.0° E: paleocoordinates 6.5° N, 173.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

• Lower Silurian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, ferruginous shale

• 20 foot thick bed of ferruginous shales

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. O. Fletcher. 1950. Trilobites from the Silurian of New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 22(3):220-233 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188430: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 31.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

• corals and brachiopods also present
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops macdonaldi Fletcher 1950 trilobite
Phacops crosslei Etheridge and Mitchell 1895 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus borenorensis Fletcher 1950 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Dicranogmus bartonensis" = Trochurus bartonensis
"Dicranogmus bartonensis" = Trochurus bartonensis Fletcher 1950 trilobite