Sadler Limestone Stromatoporoids, Canning Basin (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.0° S, 125.5° E: paleocoordinates 19.0° S, 126.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Sadler Limestone Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and siltstone

• Interpreted as marginal slope facies of reef complex.
• Ref. 10549: "Sadler Limestone consists of calcarenite, calcirudite, megabreccia and siltstone..."

Collection methods: See PBDB coll. 25263 for related (partially overlapping) material.

Primary reference: A. E. Cockbain. 1984. Stromatoporoids from the Devonian reef complexes, Canning Basin, Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin 129:1-108 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39237: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 24.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only stromatoporoids reported
Stromatoporoidea
 Stromatoporida - Stromatoporidae
 Actinostromatida - Actinostromatidae
 Amphiporida - Amphiporidae
 Syringostromatida - Stachyoditidae
 Stromatoporellida - Stromatoporellidae
 Stromatoporellida - Trupetostromatidae
 Clathrodictyida - Atelodictyidae
 Clathrodictyida - Tienodictyidae