Maria Island (Permian of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (42.7° S, 148.1° E: paleocoordinates 77.0° S, 173.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Maria Island north Formation, Permian (298.9 - 252.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• bioclastic limestone containing fossils preserved as recrystallized calcite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, recrystallized, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. J. Willink. 1980. Two new camerate crinoid species from the Permian of eastern Australia. Alcheringa 4(3-4):227-232 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37635: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 19.03.2004, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Allagecrinoidea - Catillocrinidae
Notiocatillocrinus nerimberae1 McKellar 1969 Sea lily
 Ampelocrinida - Calceolispongiidae
Calceolispongia spp.2 Etheridge 1915 Sea lily
Calceolispongia gerthi n. sp.2 Willink 1979 Sea lily
Calceolispongia diemenensis n. sp.2 Willink 1979 Sea lily
? Jimbacrinus noetlingi2 Sieverts-Doreck 1942 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Dichocrinidae
Dichocrinus darlingtonensis Willink 1980 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus sp.3 Willink 1980 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus sievertsae n. sp.3 Willink 1980 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus doreckae n. sp.3 Willink 1980 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus tasmaniensis3 Sieverts-Doreck 1942 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus cf. tasmaniensis3 Sieverts-Doreck 1942 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus bernacchiensis n. sp.3 Willink 1980 Sea lily
? Neocamptocrinus banksi3 Willink 1980 Sea lily