Portland Bay beach (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.3° S, 141.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° S, 140.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Port Campbell Limestone Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray limestone and white limestone

• lower light grey unit of the Port Campbell Limestone; upper white unit of the same formation.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Park, E. M. G. Fitzgerald, S. J. Gallagher, E. Tomkins, and T. Allan. 2016. New Miocene fossils and the history of penguins in Australia. PLoS One 11(4):e0153915 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 178455: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.05.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Labriformes - Labridae
Labrodon confertidens Chapman and Pritchard 1907
 Sphenisciformes -