Martins Well Lst, Broken River Province, N Queensland (Devonian to of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (19.5° S, 145.0° E: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 163.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Martins Well Limestone Member (Graveyard Creek Formation), Lochkovian to Lochkovian (419.2 - 407.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and limestone

• Ref. 10847 interprets as deep-water, unstable shelf, shallowing toward top.
• Ref. 10847: "Greywackes, pebbly conglomerates, sandy siltstones, and mudstones with occasional small limestone lenses interbeded and a basal greywacke conglomerate"

Primary reference: J. S. Jell, A. Simpson, R. Mawson and J. A. Talent. 1993. Biostratigraphic summary. in I. W. Withnall and S. C. Lang, eds. Geology of the Broken River Province, north Queensland [Queensland Geology vol. 4; Department of Minerals and Energy] 239-245 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40014: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 14.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• For the most part, only the corals are considered in any detail.
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Cephalopoda
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
Conodontophorida indet. Eichenberg 1930 conodont
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Brachiopoda
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Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favositidae indet. Dana 1846 tabulate coral
Squameofavosites sp. Chernyshev 1941 tabulate coral
Hattonia sp. Jones 1927 tabulate coral
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolitidae indet. Duncan 1872 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolitidae indet. Lindström 1876 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
Tryplasma sp. Lonsdale 1845 horn coral
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
Cystiphylloides sp. Chapman 1893 horn coral
 Cystiphyllida - Goniophyllidae
Rhizophyllum sp. Lindström 1866 horn coral
Calceola sp. Lamarck 1799 horn coral
 Rugosa - Chonophyllidae
Sinospongophyllum sp. Yoh 1937 horn coral
 Stauriida - Spongophyllidae
Carlinastraea sp. Merriam 1976 horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Dohmophyllum sp. Wedekind 1923 horn coral
Embolophyllum sp. Pedder 1967 horn coral
Lyrielasma sp. Hill 1939 horn coral
Xystriphyllum sp. Hill 1939 horn coral
Acanthophyllum sp. Dybowski 1873 horn coral
 Stauriida - Mucophyllidae
Pseudamplexus sp. Weissermel 1897 horn coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Radiastraea sp. Stumm 1937 horn coral
Gurievskiella sp. Zheltonogova 1961 horn coral
Martinophyllum sp. Jell and Pedder 1969 horn coral
 Stauriida - Eridophyllidae
Tipheophyllum sp. Hill 1956 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae
Radiophyllum sp. Hill 1942 horn coral
Stromatoporoidea
 Stromatoporoidea -