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Loc. 73. Dog Trap Creek (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (37.8° S, 147.4° E: paleocoordinates 14.0° S, 175.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Roaring Mag Member (Tabberabbera Formation), Pragian (412.3 - 409.1 Ma)

• Uppermost member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained, calcareous siltstone and gray, blue, calcareous claystone

• dark blue-grey claystones, silty claystones, clayey siltstones and fine grained silty quartz sandstones with minor intercalations of dark limestone.

Collection methods: "The rich shelly fauna of the Tabberabbera Formation is mostly confined to the Kilgower Sandstone Member."

Primary reference: J. A. Talent. 1963. The Devonian of the Mitchell and Wentworth Rivers. Geological Survey of Victoria Memoir 24:1-118 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 75703: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.10.2007

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