Paddys Valley (Devonian of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.3° S, 126.5° E: paleocoordinates 19.0° S, 127.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gogo Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; concretionary lime mudstone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, concretion

Collected by Lindsay Hatcher and the Museum Victoria Gogo Expedition in 2005; reposited in the WAM

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: A. M. Clement and J. A. Long. 2010. Xeradipterus hatcheri, a New Dipnoan from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo Formation, Western Australia, and Other New Holodontid Material. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(3):681-695 [S. Peters/S. McMullen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136090: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Sharon McMullen on 17.11.2012, edited by Graeme Lloyd and Struan Henderson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
  -
Moythomasia durgaringa2 Gardiner and Bartram 1977
MV P.221788, P.221799, and P.227029
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi -
Adololopas moyasmithae n. gen. n. sp.1
Adololopas moyasmithae n. gen. n. sp.1 Campbell and Barwick 1998 lungfish
ANU 49213, WAM 93 1.1.221, ANU 492I5
 Holodipterida - Holodontidae
Xeradipterus hatcheri n. gen. n. sp.
Xeradipterus hatcheri n. gen. n. sp. Clement and Long 2010 lungfish