Gogo/Virgin Hills Formation boundary Corals, Loc. K312, 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

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and limestone

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

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 39294: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 25.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• corals only
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora boloniensis tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites tumidus tabulate coral
Alveolites cf. caudatus tabulate coral