Where: Queensland, Australia (27.7° S, 152.9° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° S, 153.8° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Redbank Plains Formation, Paleocene to Paleocene (66.0 - 33.9 Ma)
• "basalt from the overlying Silkstone Formation has been dated at 45 my.
•(Green & Stevens 1975; Cranfield et al. 1989), so that the Redbank Plains Formation is at least Eocene in age. This age is generally accepted, although it may be as old as Palaeocene."
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: mold/impression, concretion
Collection methods: Specimens at Queensland Museum, Brisbane
Primary reference: 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]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 176510: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 15.02.2016
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