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Paddys Valley (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.3° S, 126.5° E: paleocoordinates 19.0° S, 127.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gogo Formation, Frasnian (383.7 - 376.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; concretionary lime mudstone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, concretion

Collected by Lindsay Hatcher and the Museum Victoria Gogo Expedition in 2005; reposited in the WAM

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: A. M. Clement and J. A. Long. 2010. Xeradipterus hatcheri, a New Dipnoan from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo Formation, Western Australia, and Other New Holodontid Material. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(3):681-695 [S. Peters/S. McMullen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136090: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Sharon McMullen on 17.11.2012, edited by Graeme Lloyd and Struan Henderson

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