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Dargile Formation, Winneke Reservoir Site (Silurian of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (37.5° S, 145.5° E: paleocoordinates 1.6° S, 175.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Melbourne Formation (Dargile Group), Gorstian (422.9 - 421.3 Ma)

• Dargile has been divided into two formations, one of which (Melbourne) has numerous echinoderm bearing-beds.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

• PBDB ref. 7154: "Sandy and shaly flysch"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. A. Jell and D. J. Holloway. 1983. Devonian and ?Late Silurian Palaeontology of the Winneke Reservoir Site, Christmas Hills, Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 95(1):1-21 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25711: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.09.2002

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