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Wonthaggi Formation

Wonthaggi Formation
Stratigraphic range: Valanginian - Aptian[1]
Type Geological formation
Unit of Strzelecki Group
Region Victoria
Country Australia

The Wonthaggi Formation is a geological formation in Victoria, Australia whose strata date back to the Early Cretaceous. It is part of the Strzelecki Group. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1][2]

Vertebrate paleofauna

Indeterminate ankylosaur, euornithopod, and possible neoceratopsian remains present in Victoria, Australia.[1] Indeterminate ornithomimmosaur remains, as well as possible indeterminate allosauroid and dromaeosaurid remains are present in Victoria, Australia.[1]

Ornithischians of the Wonthaggi Formation
Genus Species Presence Notes Images


F. australe[1]

Geographically present in Victoria, Australia.[1]


Q. intrepidus[1]

Geographically present in Victoria, Australia.[1]

"[Three] dentaries and teeth."[3]


S. arthurclarkei[1]

Geographically present in Victoria, Australia.[1]

See also


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