Where: South Australia, Australia (34.0° S, 139.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.3° S, 136.9° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Morgan Limestone Formation, Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 11.6 Ma)
• Balcombian stage: 15.5-15 Ma. Carter's Unit 10.
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, gray, blue, sandy marl
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: The paleontological collection of the Department of Geology, University of
•Adelaide, the Geological Survey of South Australia, and several small private collections, were studied.
Primary reference: N. S. Pledge. 1967. Fossil Elasmobranch teeth of South Australia and their stratigraphic distribution. Transaction of the Royal Society of South Australia 91:135-160 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 159887: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 11.08.2014
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)