near Proserpine: Paleocene - Oligocene, Australia

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines
Emydura sp. Bonaparte 1836
1 specimen
Emydura s.l. sp.; QM F14318
see common names

Country:Australia State/province:Queensland
Coordinates: 20.4° South, 148.6° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.8° South, 144.2° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Key time interval:Paleocene - Oligocene
Age range of interval:66.00000 - 23.03000 m.y. ago
Formation:Condor Oil Shale
Stratigraphy comments: “lower Tertiary”,
with palynological studies giving a range of
“Palaeocene to middle Oligocene” or “Eocene to
Miocene” (Paine 1972; Green & Bateman 1981). Condor oil shale may be part of Cape Hillsborough Beds or the Plevna Beds.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "shale"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:176507
Authorizer:P. Holroyd Enterer:P. Holroyd
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2016-02-15 16:38:16 Last modified:2016-02-15 16:38:16
Access level:the public Released:2016-02-15 16:38:16
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

55551. F. Lapparent de Broin and R. E. Molnar. 2001. Eocene chelid turtles from Redbank Plains, Southeast Queensland. Geodiversitas 23(1):41-79 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]