Goniatite zone D, Virgin Bore, Frasnian, Canning Basin (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as GSWA F 5248

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: Gogo Formation, Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)

• Manticoceras cf. evolutum regional zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and limestone

• Basin facies of the reef complex.
• From ref. 10549: "a unit of shale and siltstone with interbedded limestone and horizons of calcareous concretions"

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 39043: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• For the most part, only goniatites are listed.
 Agoniatitida - Koenenitidae
Koenenites sp. Wedekind 1913 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Gephuroceratidae
"Manticoceras cf. evolutum" = Maternoceras evolutum
"Manticoceras cf. evolutum" = Maternoceras evolutum Petter 1959 ammonite