Where: Victoria, Australia (37.9° S, 148.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° S, 147.3° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Jemmys Point Fm Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Jemmys Point Fm (Late Miocene-Early Pliocene), which conformably overlies the Tambo River Fm (early Late Miocene). AGE: From Cheltenhamian part of formation, therefore latest Late Miocene according to Beu and Darragh (2001). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown part of member.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Multiple, unknown collectors. REPOSITORY: 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 72234: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.05.2007
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