Early Cretaceous Non-Dinosaur Fossils, Victoria

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SPECIESCOMMON NAMELOCATIONAGE
(millions)
Plants:
Aculea bifida Fern Koonwarra & Boola Boola115-118 &142-130
Aculea sp. AFern Koonwarra & Boola Boola115-118 &142-130
Adiantites lindsayoides Fern Koonwarra 115-118
Alamatus bifarius FernBoola Boola 142-130
Amanda floribunda Fern Devil's Kitchen 110
Araucarites sp. Araucarian conifer Koonwarra, Otway Coast
& Boola Boola
115-118 & 142-130
Bellarinea barklyiPodocarp coniferKoonwarra 115-118
Bellarinea richardsiiPodocarp coniferBoola Boola142-130
Brachyphyllum gippslandicum Araucarian coniferKoonwarra 115-118
Brachyphyllum tyersensisAraucarian coniferBoola Boola142-130
Cacumen expansa Otway RangesOtway group 110
Carnoconites cranwelliiPentoxylalean 'seed-fern' Koonwarra, Otway Coast
& Boola Boola
115-118 & 142-130
Cladophlebis biformisOsmundaceous fernKoonwarra 115-118
Cladophlebis sp.Osmundaceous fernKoonwarra 115-118
Cladophlebis sp. cf. C. oblongaOsmundaceous fernKoonwarra 115-118
Cladophlebis sp. cf. C. patagonicaOsmundaceous fernBoola Boola142-130
Coniopteris fruitiformis?Dicksoniaceous fernBoola Boola142-130
Coniopteris victoriensis?Dicksoniaceous fernBoola Boola142-130
Dendroceros victoriensis Liverwort Koonwarra 115-118
Equisetalean leaf whorls, nodal
diaphragms, and rhizomes
HorsetailBoola Boola142-130
Equisetum Horsetail Koonwarra 115-118
Ginkgo australis Ginkgo Koonwarra 115-118
Gleichenites nanopinnatus Gleicheneaceous fern Koonwarra 115-118
Hepaticites undulatusLiverwortKoonwarra 115-118
Hepaticites sp.LiverwortKoonwarra 115-118
Hepaticites sp. ALiverwortBoola Boola142-130
Hepaticites sp. BLiverwortBoola Boola142-130
Isoetites abundansQuillwortBoola Boola142-130
aff. Jungermannia sp.LiverwortBoola Boola142-130
Komlopteris indica?Corystosperm 'seed-fern'Boola Boola142-130
Leongathia elegans Ephedroid Gnetalean Koonwarra 115-118
Marsileaceaephyllum sp. CMarsileaceous fernDevils Kitchen110
Medwellia lacerataFernBoola Boola 142-130
Onychiopsis paradoxus Dicksoniaceous fern Koonwarra &Boola Boola 115-118 & 142-130
Otozamites boolensisBennettitalean 'seed-fern'Boola Boola 142-130
Otozamites douglasiiBennettitalean 'seed-fern'Boola Boola 142-130
Otwayia hermataCheirolepidiacean coniferBoola Boola 142-130
Pachydermophyllum austropapillosumSeed fern Boola Boola 142-130
Palissya elegansCone of uncertain affinityKoonwarra & Boola Boola 115-118 & 142-130
Phyllopteroides dentata Osmundaceous fern Devil's Kitchen 110
Phyllopteroides laevis Osmundaceous fern Boola Boola 142-130
Phyllopteroides serrata Osmundaceous fern Koonwarra 115-118
Phyllotheca wonthaggiensis Horsetail Koonwarra 115-118
Plagiochila? sp. Liverwort Koonwarra 115-118
Podocarpoxylon sp.Podocarp coniferBoola Boola 142-130
Podostrobus elongatus ?Podocarp conifer Koonwarra 115-118
Podozamites notabilis Podocarp conifer Otway Group 110
Podozamites pinnatus Podocarp conifer Moonlight Head 110
Podozamites laenioides Podocarp conifer Moonlight Head 110
Riccardia koonwarriensis Liverwort Koonwarra 115-118
Rintoulia variabilisSeed fern Boola Boola 142-130
Sahnia laxiphoraPentoxylalean 'seed-fern' Koonwarra, Otway Coast
& Boola Boola
115-118 & 142-130
Schizosporia reticulatus Algae (spores) Strzelecki group ?115
Sphenopteris travisi Fern Koonwarra & Boola Boola 115-118 & 142-130
Sphenopteris warragulensis Fern Koonwarra 115-118
Sphenopteris sp. AFernBoola Boola142-130
Sphenopteris sp. BFernBoola Boola142-130
Sporophyte type 1MossKoonwarra 115-118
Sporophyte type 2MossKoonwarra 115-118
Taeniopterus daintreei Pentoxylalean 'seed-fern' Koonwarra, Otway Coast
& Boola Boola
115-118 & 142-130
Un-named flower and leavesAngiospermKoonwarra 115-118
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Fish:
Ceratodus avusLungfishKoonwarra118-115
Ceratodus nargunLungfishOtway group?106
Coccolepsis woodwardi PalaeoniscoidKoonwarra118-115
Koonwarria manifrons TeleostKoonwarra118-115
Leptolepis koonwarriensis TeleostKoonwarra118-115
Wadeichthys oxyops Archaeomaenid holosteanKoonwarra118-115
ClupeiformKoonwarra118-115
Actinopterygian (skull)Otway Group106
Palaeonischoid (tail)Otway Group106
Lungfish (tooth plates)Strzelecki Group115
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Invertebrates:
Atherimorpha festucaDiptera (fly)Koonwarra118-115
Australuris plexusEphemeroptera (mayfly)Koonwarra118-115
Chironomaptera collesiDiptera (fly)Koonwarra118-115
Choristopanorpa drinnaniMecoptera (scorpionfly)Koonwarra118-115
Cretacochorista parvaMecoptera (scorpionfly)Koonwarra118-115
Cretacoformica explicataHymenoptera (ant)Koonwarra118-115
Cyzicus ? hanchocurusConchostracaKoonwarra118-115
Dulcimanna sculptorEphemeroptera (mayfly)Koonwarra118-115
Duncanovelia extensaHemiptera (bug)Koonwarra118-115
Edgaricka unaPsocoptera (lice)Koonwarra118-115
Eodinotoperla duncanaePlecopteraKoonwarra118-115
Eoichneumon duncanaeHymenoptera (wasp)Koonwarra118-115
Koonaspides indistinctusSyncaridaKoonwarra118-115
Megalovirgus flemingiBivalvesStrzelecki Group115
Methana spBlattodea (cockroach)Koonwarra118-115
Mycetophilidae gen.nov.Diptera (fly)Koonwarra115-118
Nannochorista spMecoptera (scorpionfly)Koonwarra118-115
Neoparachorista clarkaeMecoptera (scorpionfly)Koonwarra118-115
Niwratia elongataSiphonaptera (fleas)Koonwarra118-115
Occetis? spTrichoptera (thrips)Koonwarra118-115
Peraphlebia tetrastichiaOdonata (dragonfly)Koonwarra118-115
Prochoristella leongathaMecoptera (scorpionfly)Koonwarra118-115
Promirara cephalotaEphemeroptera (mayfly)Koonwarra118-115
Pseudalysiinia fragmentaDiptera (fly)Koonwarra118-115
Tarwinia australisSiphonaptera (fleas)Koonwarra118-115
Victalimulus macqueeniArachnida (spider)Koonwarra118-115
Westratia nanaHymenopteraKoonwarra118-115
Anostracan indet.OstracodaKoonwarra118-115
Burejospermum sp.Leech cocoonBoola Boola 142-130
Cantharid indet.Coleoptera (water beetle)Koonwarra118-115
Coleopteran elytra type ABeetleBoola Boola 142-130
Coleopteran elytra type BBeetleBoola Boola 142-130
Cypridoid indet.OstracodaKoonwarra118-115
Daphniid indet.Cladocera (water flea)Koonwarra118-115
Dictyothylakos sp.Leech cocoonBoola Boola 142-130
MerostomataHorseshoe crabKoonwarra118-115
Oligochaeta indet.?EarthwormsKoonwarra118-115
Phylactolaematid stratoblastsBryozoaKoonwarra118-115
?SiphonuridaeEphemeroptera (mayfly)Koonwarra118-115
Tridactylid indet.Orthoptera (?cricket)Koonwarra118-115
Unionoid indet.Bivalve molluscKoonwarra118-115
Unionid sp.Bivalve molluscBoola Boola142-130
CoprolitesArthropod dungBoola Boola 142-130
Exoskeleton fragment type AArthropodBoola Boola 142-130
Exoskeleton fragment type BArthropodBoola Boola 142-130
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Amphibians:
Koolasuchus cleelandi Temnospondyl
labyrinthodont
San Remo120
.
Non-Dinosaurian Reptiles:
Chelycarapookus arcuatusCryptodire tortoise?Merino group?
Otwayemys cuniculariusTortoiseOtway Group106
CrocodylianOtway group110
Plesiosaur teethOtway group106
Plesiosaur teethStrzelecki Group115
Pterosaur fragmentsStrzelecki Group115
Pterosaur fragmentsOtway group106
Tortoise (various)Strzelecki Group115
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Mammals:
Ausktribosphenos nyktos AusktribosphenidStrzelecki Group115
Bishops whitmorei AusktribosphenidStrzelecki Group115
Kryoryctes cadburyi?Monotreme humerusOtway Group106
Teinolophos trusleri MonotremeStrzelecki Group115
Corriebaatar marywaltersaeMultituberculate toothStrzelecki Group115
?Monotreme toothOtway Group106
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Other Fossil Groups:
Microthyriacites sp.FungiBoola Boola142-130

Map

McLoughlin, S., Tosolini, A.-M., Nagalingum, N. & Drinnan, A.N. 2002. The Early Cretaceous (Neocomian) flora and fauna of the lower Strzelecki Group, Gippsland Basin, Victoria, Australia. Association of Australasian Palaeontologists Memoirs, 26: 1-144.

Nagalingum, N.S., Drinnan, A.N. & McLoughlin, S. 2005. A new Neocomian conifer species, Bellarinea richardsii, from the lower Strzelecki Group, Gippsland Basin, Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 117: 1-12.

Nagalingum, N. S. 2007. Marsileaceaephyllum, a new genus for marsileaceous macrofossils: leaf remains from the Early Cretaceous (Albian) of southern Gondwana. Plant Systematics and Evolution 264: 41-55.

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