Currajong Park Homestead (Ordovician of Australia)

Also known as L51 of Percival (1978)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (33.1° S, 147.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.6° N, 176.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gunningbland Formation, Eastonian (456.1 - 449.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified, calcareous siltstone

• "mid-shelf setting"
• lithic calcareous siltstones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. D. Edgecombe and B. D. Webby. 2007. Ordovician trilobites with eastern Gondwanan affinities from central-west New South Wales and Tasmania. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 34:255-281 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188479: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 04.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

• brachiopods also common
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Eokosovopeltis currajongensis n. sp. Edgecombe and Webby 2007 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Eastonillaenus goonumblaensis n. sp. Edgecombe and Webby 2007 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Cromus cf. optimus Webby et al. 1970 trilobite
Sinocybele thomasi n. sp. Edgecombe and Webby 2006 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Sphaerexochus sp. Beyrich 1845 trilobite
Sphaerocoryphe sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Basiliella cf. fortis" = Basilicus (Basiliella), "? Basiliella sp." = Basilicus (Basiliella), Basiliella karmbergensis n. sp.
"Basiliella cf. fortis" = Basilicus (Basiliella) trilobite
"? Basiliella sp." = Basilicus (Basiliella) Kobayashi 1934 trilobite
Basiliella karmbergensis n. sp. Edgecombe and Webby 2007 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
 Lichida - Lichidae
Amphilichas shergoldi n. sp. Edgecombe and Webby 2007 trilobite