Where: Victoria, Australia (37.5° S, 148.0° E: paleocoordinates 15.6° S, 175.6° E)
• coordinate based on political unit
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Buchan Caves Limestone Formation (Buchan Group), Early/Lower Emsian (409.1 - 402.5 Ma)
• Conodonts indicate early Emsian age (Polygnathus dehiscens zone) for bivalve-bearing beds.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; black, gray grainstone and sandstone
Collection methods: Includes ANU collections B2, B3, and B5, and Macquarie Univ. localities Slocombe's and loc. 7.
Primary reference: P. A. Johnston. 1993. Lower Devonian pelecypods from southeastern Australia. Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 14:1-134 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35555: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 21.12.2003
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