GSWA 109340. 40 m W of House and Becker's section 364, Bed 71 (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.0° S, 126.0° E: paleocoordinates 18.6° S, 127.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis linguiformis conodont zone, Virgin Hills Formation, Late/Upper Frasnian (379.5 - 376.1 Ma)

• latest Frasnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; grainstone and sandstone

• Within context of larger reef complex. Interpreted in ref. 10549 as marginal slope and basin facies.
• Ref. 10549: "The Virgin Hills Fromation is typically red and consists of calcarenite, calcirudite and megabreccia with interbedded sandstone, siltstone, and conglomerate; clastic sediments become more common in the basin facies."

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. G. Cook, R. B. Blodgett, and R. T. Becker. 2003. Late Devonian gastropods from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Alcheringa 27(3-4):181-207 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39006: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 18.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Ref. 10548 covers gastropods only.
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Straparollus (Straparollus) sp. de Montfort 1810 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Cancelloplatyceras abowsheri n. gen. n. sp. Cook et al. 2003 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Aglaoglypta veeversi Cook 1998 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
 Murchisoniina - Luciellidae
Playfordia australis n. gen. n. sp.
Playfordia australis n. gen. n. sp. Cook et al. 2003 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Tasselliana australis n. gen. n. sp., Baylea teicherti n. sp.
Tasselliana australis n. gen. n. sp. Cook et al. 2003 snail
Baylea teicherti n. sp. Cook et al. 2003 snail