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Wooldridge Creek, Alberga River (Cretaceous of Australia)

Also known as Fossil Creek, Alberga River

Where: South Australia, Australia (27.2° S, 135.3° E: paleocoordinates 57.1° S, 117.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Marree Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, concretion

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1980. New Cretaceous and Tertiary crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura) from Australia and New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 104(6):171-192 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37715: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 22.03.2004

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