Where: Victoria, Australia (38.2° S, 145.0° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° S, 143.6° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Balcombe Clay Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Balcombe Clay. AGE: middle Middle Miocene (Balcombian) according to Beu and Darragh (2001). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From multiple localities and horizons, hence assigned to a "formation" scale.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; claystone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Multiple, unknown collectors. REPOSITORY: Various repositories, including the Museum of Victoria, Melborne, Victoria, Australia.
Primary reference: A. G. Beu and T.A. Darragh. 2001. Revision of southern Australian Cenozoic fossil Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Proceedings of the Royal Sociey of Victoria 113(1):1-205 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 72188: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.05.2007, edited by Pete Wagner and Mark Uhen
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