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Druce, E.C., 1969. Devonian and Carboniferous conodonts from the Bonaparte Gulf Basin, northern Australia, and their use in international correlation. Bulletin  098. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra.

Abstract

The Bonaparte Gulf Basin is situated in northwestern Australia, partly in the Northern Territory and partly in Western Australia. It contains Palaeozoic rocks covering about 8,000 square miles of land around the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf (Fig. 1); the larger part of the Basin lies beneath the Timor Sea. A preliminary investigation of the geology of the Bonaparte Gulf Basin was published by Traves (1955). Previous published accounts of the geology include Matheson, Teichert (1948), Noakes et a1. (1952), McWhae et a1. (1958), and Thomas (1962). Noakes et a1. concisely reviewed previous geological investigations and Thomas summarized the previous work on the Carboniferous sediments of the basin. Conodonts are represented in the Upper Devonian and Lower Carboniferous faunas of the Bonaparte Gulf Basin by 159 species referable to 35 genera, of which 1 genus, Rhodalepis, 17 species, and 5 subspecies are new.
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