Runcorn, Brisbane (Paleocene to of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.5° S, 153.0° E: paleocoordinates 48.1° S, 154.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Corinda Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene to Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 48.6 Ma)

• Specimens found towards the bottom of the well and probably from the upper part of the Corinda Formation. More likely to be Eocene than Paleocene

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1954

Primary reference: P. M. A. Willis and R. E. Molnar. 1991. A longirostrine crocodile from the Early Tertiary of southeastern Queensland. Alcheringa 15(3):229-233 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113769: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 05.08.2011, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chelonia indet.
Pieces of carapace (UQF 17494-17510) and plastron (UQF 24014-24020) of a "relatively large turtle"
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Pieces of an ostracod shale layer (UQF 17487)
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panchelidae
? Chelidae indet. sideneck turtle
Pieces of carapace (UQF 17494-17510) and plastron (UQF 24014-24020) of a "relatively large turtle"
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylidae indet. Cuvier 1807 crocodile
Associated remains: UQF 73195 (anterior right dentary and tooth) and UQF 12363 (cervical centrum)