Fairfield Group Ammonoids, Famennian, Canning Basin (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.0° S, 125.5° E: paleocoordinates 21.8° S, 115.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fairfield Group, Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• Clymenia- and Wocklumeria-Stufen; doV and doVI.

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and shale

• Monograph doesn't really give information needed to partition individual collecting localities into different lithologies.

Primary reference: M. S. Petersen. 1975. Upper Devonian (Famennian) ammonoids from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Paleontological Society Memoir 8:1-55 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39071: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Monograph devoted to ammonoids only.
 Clymeniida - Clymeniidae
Clymenia cf. laevigata Muenster 1832 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Kosmoclymeniidae
Protoxyclymenia cf. dunkeri Muenster 1839 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Prolobitidae
Raymondiceras inceptum Petersen 1975 ammonite