Giralia Anticline (Brunnschweiler collection, Korojon Calcarenite) (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (22.8° S, 114.1° E: paleocoordinates 49.7° S, 100.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• Ammonite species assigned to formation based on Henderson et al. (1992), who correlated the upper nodule bed of the Korojon calcarenite as early Maastrichtian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified limestone

• calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: 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 190314: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Giralites latecarinatus n. gen. n. sp." = Eubaculites latecarinatus
"Giralites latecarinatus n. gen. n. sp." = Eubaculites latecarinatus Brunnschweiler 1966 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
"Nostoceras fisheri n. sp." = Nostoceras (Nostoceras) fisheri, "Nostoceras attenuatum n. sp." = Nostoceras (Nostoceras) attenuatum
"Nostoceras fisheri n. sp." = Nostoceras (Nostoceras) fisheri Brunnschweiler 1966 ammonite
"Nostoceras attenuatum n. sp." = Nostoceras (Nostoceras) attenuatum Brunnschweiler 1966 ammonite