Giralia Anticline (Brunnschweiler collection, lower Miria Fm) (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: Miria Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Ammonite species assigned to formation based on Henderson et al. (1992), who correlated the rich upper ammonite unit in the Miria Formation with the upper Maastrichtian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified marl

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 190315: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Giralites simplex" = Eubaculites simplex, "Eubaculiceras fastigiatum n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex, "Cardabites scimitar n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex, "Eubaculiceras compressum n. gen. n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex, "Cardabites tabulatus n. gen. n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex
"Giralites simplex" = Eubaculites simplex Kossmat 1895 ammonite
"Eubaculiceras fastigiatum n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex Kossmat 1895 ammonite
"Cardabites scimitar n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex Kossmat 1895 ammonite
"Eubaculiceras compressum n. gen. n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex Kossmat 1895 ammonite
"Cardabites tabulatus n. gen. n. sp." = Eubaculites simplex Kossmat 1895 ammonite