Abstract

Minute mollusc fauna of Late Tournaisian age from thin limestone bands of the upper part of the Dangarfield Formation near Gundy, Upper Hunter, New South Wales are classified and described. Eighteen species among 38 gastropod species referable to 31 genera are described as new—Onychochilus minitissimus, Peruvispira gundyensis, Glabrocingulum obesum, Hesperiella robertsi, Borestus costatus, Araeonema microspirulata, Microdoma angulata, Eucochlis australis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) osbornei, Aclisina turgida, Stegocoelia (Stegocoelia) nodosa, Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) elongata, Stegocoelia (H.) tenuis, Loxonema elegantissima, Hemizyga (Hemizyga) decussata, Cyclozyga sinusigera, Soleniscus callosus and Donaldina filosa. Twenty European and North American generic names are introduced for the first time to the Australian gastropod fauna.

Two new scaphopod genera, Scissuradentalium and Pipadentalium, and four new species, Fissuradentalium longistriatum, Scissuradentalium runnegari, Plagioglypta numerosa and Pipadentalium protruberans, are proposed. One species of hyolitha, Hyolithes minutissimus, is described. Nine bivalve forms including two unknown taxa are illustrated, but not described here. All mollusc specimens are chloritised.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Yoo, 1988, Rec. Aust. Mus. 40(4): 233–264
Author
E. K. Yoo
Year
1988
Title
Early Carboniferous Mollusca from Gundy, Upper Hunter, New South Wales
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
40
Issue
4
Start Page
233
End Page
264
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.40.1988.157
Language
English
Date Published
16 December 1988
Cover Date
16 December 1988
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
CARBONIFEROUS; MOLLUSCA; PALAEONTOLOGY
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Available Online
27 February 2009
Reference Number
157
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