Giralia Anticline, southernmost outcrops (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (23.1° S, 114.1° E: paleocoordinates 50.0° S, 100.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Korojon Formation, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Nodule bed at top of Korojon calcarenite, assigned an early Maastrichtian age by Henderson et al. (1992)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified limestone

• calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by D. Johnstone

• Repository: Commonwealth Palaeontological Collection (CPC)

Primary reference: R. O. Brunnschweiler. 1966. Upper Cretaceous ammonites from the Carnarvon Basin of Western Australia I: the heteromorph Lytoceratina. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 58:1-58 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190311: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
Nostoceras (Nostoceras) attenuatum Brunnschweiler 1966 ammonite