Napier Formation 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: Napier Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; reef rocks

• fore-reef and reefal slope sub-facies of reef complex

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 39240: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 24.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• only stromatoporoids reported
 Amphiporida - Amphiporidae
Amphipora sp. Schulz 1883
 Syringostromatida - Stachyoditidae
Stachyodes sp. Bargatzky 1881
 Stromatoporellida - Trupetostromatidae
Hermatostroma sp. Nicholson 1886