Birregurra (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.3° S, 143.8° E: paleocoordinates 49.8° S, 141.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• Dennant said Eocene, according to Cairns 1997 a Miocene age is more likely

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Dennant. 1902. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 5. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 26:255-264 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122381: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.12.2011, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Oxyrhina desori" = Isurus oxyrinchus
"Oxyrhina desori" = Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
"Conocyathus scrobiculatus" = Conocyathus zelandiae
"Conocyathus scrobiculatus" = Conocyathus zelandiae Duncan 1876 stony coral