Buchan River at Buchan (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Gippsland, Australia (37.5° S, 148.2° E: paleocoordinates 19.6° S, 174.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Buchan Group, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

• "600 feet above top of Cave limestone", now known as Buchan Caves Limestone, see

•http://dbforms.ga.gov.au/pls/www/geodx.strat_units.sch_full?wher=stratno=2750, probably Murrindal limestone Formation

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Teichert and B. F. Glenister. 1952. Fossil Nautiloid Faunas from Australia. Journal of Paleontology 26(5):730-752 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188955: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 22.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae
Buchanoceras graviventrum Teichert and Glenister 1952