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Jim's Carousel Site (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as Riversleigh

Where: Queensland, Australia (19.0° S, 138.0° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° S, 134.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: S. Wroe. 1998. A new ‘bone-cracking’ dasyurid (marsupialia), from the Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Alcheringa 22(3):277-284 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135742: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 06.11.2012

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