Smelters Quarry, Zeehan (Ordovician of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (41.9° S, 145.3° E: paleocoordinates 7.8° N, 179.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gordon Group, Eastonian (456.1 - 449.5 Ma)

• Eastonian based on collection number 79238.

•"Probably Trentonian", in Stait (1980 & 1982)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: B. Stait. 1980. Gouldoceras n. gen. (Cephalopoda, Nautiloidea) and a revision of Hecatoceras, Teichert and Glenister, from the Ordovician of Tasmania, Australia. Journal of Paleontology 54(5):1113-1118 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189079: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 03.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Tripteroceratidae
 Discosorida - Westonoceratidae
Hecatoceras longinquum Teichert and Glenister 1952
 Discosorida -