Goniatite zone D, Siphon Spring, Frasnian, Canning Basin (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as GSWA F 48522

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.0° S, 126.0° E: paleocoordinates 17.9° S, 131.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sadler Limestone Formation, Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)

• Manticoceras cf. evolutum regional zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; ferruginous limestone

• Limestone with fossils said to be hematitic.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. T. Becker, M. R. House, and W. T. Kirchgasser. 1997. Devonian goniatite biostratigraphy and timing of facies movements in the Frasnian of the Canning Basin, Western Australia. in E. A. Hailwood and R. B. Kidd, eds. High Resolution Stratigraphy (Geological Society of London Special Publication no. 70) 293-321 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39042: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• For the most part, only goniatites are listed.
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Gephuroceratidae
"Manticoceras cf. evolutum" = Maternoceras evolutum
"Manticoceras cf. evolutum" = Maternoceras evolutum Petter 1959 ammonite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida -
Spiriferida indet. Waagen 1883
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Spinatrypina sp. Rzhonsnitskaya 1964
Anthozoa
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral