Bungil Formation

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Bungil Formation
Stratigraphic range: Aptian[1]
Type Geological formation
Region  Australia

The Bungil Formation is a geological formation in Australia whose strata date back to the Early Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

Dinosaurs of the Bungil Formation
Genus Species Presence Notes Images


M. paravertebra[1]

Geographically present in Queensland, Australia.[1]

"Fragmentary postcranial skeleton [and] osteoderms."[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Early Cretaceous, Australasia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 573-574. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ "Table 17.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 364.

Coordinates: 26°38′31.50″S 148°48′36.18″E / 26.6420833°S 148.8100500°E / -26.6420833; 148.8100500