Giralia Station (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (22.7° S, 114.3° E: paleocoordinates 49.6° S, 100.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miria Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular, phosphatic lithology not reported

• The Miria Formation is a lag deposit that contains phosphate nodules and is richly fossiliferous.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Kendrick in 1990

Primary reference: J. A. Long. 1992. First dinosaur bones from Western Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences 9(1):21-28 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55299: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 06.10.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda -
Coelurosauria indet. Huene 1914 coelurosaur
WAM 90.10.2, partial humerus