Australian freshwater fish fossils with occurrence during Tertiary

Species

Location

Age

Reference

Dipnoi

 

 

 

Archaeceratodus djelleh (Kemp)

Duaringa Basin

Tertiary

Kemp (1982a, 1982b, 1997b)

 

Lake Pitikanta

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

Archaeceratodus cf. djelleh

Billeroo Ck

Pleistocene or Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982b)

Archaeceratodus rowleyi Kemp

Rundle

Eocene

Kemp (1997b)

Archaeceratodus theganus Kemp

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Lake Kanunka

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

Ceratodus diutinus Kemp

Lightning Ridge

Aptian

Kemp (1993)

 

Canary Station

Albian

Kemp (1993)

 

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1993)

Metaceratodus bonei Kemp

Lake Palankarinna

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997a)

 

Lawson Daily Quarry

maybe Pleistocene

Kemp (1997a)

 

Frome Downs

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997a)

Metaceratodus ellioti Kemp

Levelle Downs Station

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Manarinna Hill

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Chiltern Hills

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Babbage Peninsula

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

Metaceratodus palmeri (Krefft)

King Ck, Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Kemp (1997a); Molnar & Kurz (1997)

 

Chinchilla Sands

Early to Mid Pliocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997a)

 

Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane

post Pliocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997a)

Metaceratodus wollastoni (Chapman)

Lightning Ridge

Early Cretaceous

Kemp (1982a, 1997a)

 

Winton

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1982a, 1997a)

 

Lake Eyre

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Longreach

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Manarinna Hill

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Solitary Hill

Upper Cretaceous

Kemp (1997a)

 

Simpson Desert

Cretaceous or Tertiary

Kemp (1997a)

 

White Cliffs

Lower Cretaceous

Kemp (1982a, 1997a)

 

Clarafield Station

Lower Cretaceous

Kemp (1982a, 1997a)

 

Species

Location

Age

Reference

Mioceratodus anemosyrus Kemp

Riversleigh

Mid Miocene

Kemp (1992, 1997b)

 

Bullock Ck

Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Leaf locality

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

Mioceratodus diaphorus Kemp

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Frome Downs

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Bullock Ck

Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

Mioceratodus gregoryi (White)

Lower Cooper Ck

Pliocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Frome Downs

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Lake Kanunka

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Bullock Ck

Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Ericmas Quarry

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Redbank Plains

Eocene

Hills (1934); Turner (1982); Vickers-Rich & Molnar (1996); Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

Mioceratodus poastrus Kemp

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Lake Kanunka

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Lake Ngapakldi

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Stirton Quarry

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Cooper's Ck

 

Kemp (1997b)

Neoceratodus eyrensis (White)

Lower Cooper Ck

Pliocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Riversleigh

Middle Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Lake Pinpa

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

Neoceratodus forsteri

Lightning Ridge

Middle Albian

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Chinchilla Sands

Early-Middle Pliocene

Kemp (1982a, 1997b)

 

Etadunna Formation

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1982a)

 

Wipajiri Formation

Pliocene-Quaternary

Kemp (1982a)

Neoceratodus nargun (Kemp)

Cape Otway

Late Albian-Early Albian

Kemp (1997b)

 

Eagle's Nest Rock

Valangian-Aptian

Kemp (1997b)

 

Riversleigh

Middle Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Punchbowl

Valangian-Aptian

Kemp (1997b)

 

Lake Kanunka

Late Oligocene-Mid Miocene

Kemp (1997b)

 

Species

Location

Age

Reference

Misc. Dipnoi

 

 

 

lungfish

Lake Frome

Miocene

Tedford et al. (1977)

Neoceratodus sp.

Lake Palankarinna

Mid Miocene-Mid Pliocene

Pledge (1984)

Neoceratodus sp.

Lake Palankarinna

Miocene

Estes (1984)

Epiceratodus

Lake Kanunka

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Epiceratodus

Cooper Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Dipnoi

Cooper Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Ceratodontidae

Cooper Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Dipnoi

Warburton River

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Osteoglossidae

 

 

 

Phareodus queenslandicus Hills

Redbank & Cooper's Plains

Eocene

Hills (1934); Turner (1982); Li (1994); Vickers-Rich & Molnar (1996)

Scleropages cf. leichardti

The Narrows, Gladstone

Miocene-Oligocene?

Hills (1943); Turner (1982)

Gonorynchidae

 

 

 

Notogoneus parvus Hills

Redbank Plains

Eocene

Hills (1934); Turner (1982); Vickers-Rich & Molnar (1996)

Ariidae

 

 

 

Ariidae

Lake Palankarinna

Miocene

Estes (1984)

Ariidae

Lake Palankarinna

Mid Miocene-Mid Pliocene

Pledge (1984)

Plotosidae

 

 

 

Tandanus tandanus

King Creek, Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Molnar & Kurz (1997)

Tandanus tandanus

Brigalow, Darling Downs

Pleistocene?

Longman (1929); Turner (1982)

Tandanus tandanus

Renmark

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Misc. Siluriformes

 

 

 

Siluriformes

Warburton River

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Siluriformes

Cooper Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

catfish

Lake Frome

Miocene

Tedford et al. (1977)

Percichthyidae

 

 

 

Maccullochella 'macquariensis'

Cooma

12-21 Ma

Hills (1946); Tulip et al. (1982)

Maccullochella 'macquariensis'

Warrumbungles

13.6-17.1 Ma

Hills (1946); Johnson (1989)

Maccullochella 'macquariensis'

Brigalow, Darling Downs

Pleistocene?

Longman (1929); Turner (1982)

Maccullochella peelii

Renmark

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

Macquaria ambigua

Renmark

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

 

Species

Location

Age

Reference

Macquaria (=Percalates) antiquus

Redbank Plains

Eocene

Hills (1934); Turner (1982); Vickers-Rich & Molnar (1996)

Macquaria (=Percalates)

The Narrows, Gladstone

Miocene-Oligocene?

Hills (1943); Turner (1982)

Macquaria (=Ctenolates) avus (Woodward)

Nimbin

Tertiary

Woodward (1902)

Macquaria (=Percalates) sp.

Strathpine/Bald Hills

Oligocene?

Hills (1934); Turner (1982)

Macquaria (=Percalates) sp.

The Narrows, Gladstone

Miocene-Oligocene?

Hills (1943); Turner (1982)

Macquaria (=Percalates) sp.

Brittain's Quarry near Darra

Late Tertiary

Hill et al. (1970); Turner (1982)

Percichthyidae

Bundamba

Oligocene?

Hills (1934); Turner (1982)

Percichthyidae

Lake Palankarinna

Miocene

Estes (1984)

Percichthyidae

Lake Palankarinna

Mid Miocene-Mid Pliocene

Pledge (1984)

Terapontidae

 

 

 

Terapontidae

Rundle

Eocene

Turner (1981, 1982); Henstridge & Missen (1982)

Lutjanidae

 

 

 

Lutjanus cf. erythropterus

The Narrows, Gladstone

Miocene-Oligocene?

Hills (1943); Turner (1982)

Misc. teleosts

 

 

 

unidentified

Salt Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

unidentified

Cooper Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

unidentified

Hookina Creek

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

teleost

Cooper's Plains

Eocene-Oligocene?

Hills (1934); Turner (1982)

teleost

Parish of Wallbury

Tertiary

Hills (1943)

teleosts?

'Bundah', Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Molnar & Kurz (1997)

teleosts

'Gowrie Ck', Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Molnar & Kurz (1997)

teleosts

Pilton, Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Molnar & Kurz (1997)

teleosts

O'Hara's Bridge, Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Molnar & Kurz (1997)

teleosts

Sutton's site, Darling Downs

Pleistocene

Molnar & Kurz (1997)

teleosts

Lake Palankarinna

Pleistocene

Williams (1980)

percoid fish

The Narrows, Gladstone

Miocene-Oligocene?

Hills (1943); Turner (1982)