Dam, Eucla Basin (Miocene to of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (32.0° S, 124.3° E: paleocoordinates 42.3° S, 119.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nullarbor Limestone Formation, Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. C. Lowry. 1970. Geology of the Western Australian part of the Eucla basin. Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin 122:1-201 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34468: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 02.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris (Tucetona) gunyoungensis" = Tucetona
"Glycymeris (Tucetona) gunyoungensis" = Tucetona clam
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea corioensis McCoy 1876 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten murrayanus" = Annachlamys murrayana
"Pecten murrayanus" = Annachlamys murrayana Tate 1886 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea hyotidoidea Tate 1899 oyster
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma sp. Leach 1819 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Vasticardium sp." = Acrosterigma (Vasticardium)
"Vasticardium sp." = Acrosterigma (Vasticardium) Iredale 1927 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Anodontia sphericula Basedow 1902 clam
Gastropoda
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae