Sadler Limestone Corals, Loc. U9, Canning Basin (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.0° S, 125.5° E: paleocoordinates 18.0° S, 130.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• early Frasnian

• group of beds-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: D. Hill and J. S. Jell. 1970. Devonian corals from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin 121:1-158 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39276: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 25.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• corals only
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora boloniensis tabulate coral
Thamnopora angusta tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites tumidus tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Temnophyllum sp. Walther 1928 horn coral