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Beaconsfield [Tambo Series] (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (23.3° S, 144.6° E: paleocoordinates 54.6° S, 133.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tambo Group, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.7 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Tambo Series [here treated as a group], for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not stated. AGE: Late Albian, on the basis of ammonoid biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position in local section.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, yellow, argillaceous limestone

• ENVIRONMENT: Not stated in text, but apparently shallow marine carbonate setting.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Yellow marly limestones. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown collector. REPOSITORY: Australian National Museum.

Primary reference: F. W. Whitehouse. 1926. The Cretaceous Ammonoidea of Eastern Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8(3):195-242 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83937: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 09.09.2008

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