Currane Station (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (23.5° S, 144.7° E: paleocoordinates 54.8° S, 133.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tambo Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marineconcretionary

• crabs preserved in a smooth, rounc concretionary nodule

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1980. New Cretaceous and Tertiary crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura) from Australia and New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 104(6):171-192 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37658: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 19.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Homolidae
Homolopsis etheridgei crab
one almost complete skeleton
Oonoton woodsi
Oonoton woodsi n. gen. n. sp.
Oonoton woodsi n. gen. n. sp. Glaessner 1980
an almost complete carapace