Mackunda Formation

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Mackunda Formation
Stratigraphic range: Albian[1]
Type Geological formation
Region  Australia

The Mackunda Formation is a geological formation in Queensland, 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 (including birds) of the Mackunda Formation
Genus Species Presence Notes Images


M. langdoni

Geographically present in Queensland, Australia.[1]

"Skull and postcrania, fragmentary skeleton."[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d 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 19.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 416.

Coordinates: 22°44′03″S 142°08′30″E / 22.73417°S 142.14167°E / -22.73417; 142.14167