Minmi crossing, Roma (Cretaceous to of Australia)

Also known as Winton

Where: Queensland, Australia (26.4° S, 148.8° E: paleocoordinates 71.0° S, 122.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Minmi Member (Bungil Formation), Valanginian to Valanginian (139.8 - 125.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; concretionary, argillaceous, calcareous siliciclastic sediments

• "nearshore marine or coastal lagoonal deposit"
• "This member consists of medium to fine sands, silts, and muds, with calcareous concretions"; matrix is argillaceous and varies in texture

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected by Bartholomai in 1964

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. Bartholomai. 1966. Fossil footprints in Queensland. Australian Natural History 15:147-150 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60758: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Minmi paravertebrata n. gen. n. sp.
Minmi paravertebrata n. gen. n. sp. Molnar 1980 ornithischian
QM F10329