Burdekin River near Big Bend, N of Charters Towers (Devonian of Australia)

Also known as Burdekin Lst crinoids, Fanning River Group, N Queensland

Where: Queensland, Australia (20.0° S, 146.0° E: paleocoordinates 11.3° S, 151.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Burdekin Limestone Formation (Fanning River Group), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. A. Jell, J. S. Jell, B. D. Johnson, R. Mawson, and J. A. Talent. 1988. Crinoids from Devonian limestones of eastern Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 25(2):355-402 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40024: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 14.06.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Polyamma burdekinensis n. gen. n. sp." = Burdikinia burdekinensis
"Polyamma burdekinensis n. gen. n. sp." = Burdikinia burdekinensis Etheridge 1917 snail
from Burdekin River Valley.
 Cyathocrinida - Cupressocrinitidae