Maude (Eocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.0° S, 144.2° E: paleocoordinates 59.7° S, 145.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• lower beds (Eocene)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Dennant. 1901. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 3. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 25:48-53 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122467: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.12.2011, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
"Asteracanthus eocaenicus" = Strophodus eocenicus1
"Asteracanthus eocaenicus" = Strophodus eocenicus1 Tate 1894 bullhead shark
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Platytrochus maudensis n. sp.2 Dennant 1904 stony coral
Deltocyathus fontinalis2 Dennant 1904 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Trematotrochus mulderi n. sp. Dennant 1901 stony coral