Muddy Creek, lower bed (Chapman collection) (Miocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (37.7° S, 141.9° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° S, 140.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Muddy Creek Marl Member (Port Campbell Limestone Formation), Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Balcombian in Australian timescale.

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, gray, silty marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F. Chapman

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• Repository: National Museum of Victoria

Primary reference: F. Chapman. 1915. New or little-known Victorian fossils in the National Museum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 27:350-361 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179948: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.07.2016, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Nautilida - Nautilidae
"Nautilus balcombensis" = Eutrephoceras balcombensis
"Nautilus balcombensis" = Eutrephoceras balcombensis Chapman 1915 nautiloid
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Oxyrhina hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Oxyrhina hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Carcharodon robustus" = Carcharodon auriculatus
"Carcharodon robustus" = Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 white shark