Mole Creek (Ordovician of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (41.6° S, 146.4° E: paleocoordinates 7.3° N, 178.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Den Formation (Chudleigh Group), Bolindian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• PJW: Given as Chudleigh Limestone of Maysvillian age, but the author was imposing North American stages on Australian rocks.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: B. A. Stait. 1988. Tasmanian nautiloid faunas - biostratigraphy, biogeography and morphology. Senckenbergiana lethaea 69(1/2):87-107 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189093: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 04.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Oncocerida - Valcouroceratidae