Andamooka opal field (Cretaceous of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (30.5° S, 137.2° E: paleocoordinates 67.5° S, 104.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bulldog Shale Formation (Rolling Downs Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Marree Subgroup

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• opal-bearing beds

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Fleming in 1973

Collection methods: salvage,

Primary reference: R. E. Molnar. 1980. Australian late Mesozoic continental tetrapods: some implications. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, Nouvelle Série 139:131-143 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60761: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.05.2006, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet.1 Cope 1869 archosaur
SAM P18010, first pedal phalanx; SAM P39683, caudal vertebral centrum
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.1 Owen 1842 dinosaur
SAM P36601, left astragalus
 Saurischia -
Kakuru kujani n. gen. n. sp.2
Kakuru kujani n. gen. n. sp.2 Molnar and Pledge 1980 theropod
"seemingly resembles...Coelurus"