GS 520, Totara Peninsula (R15/f8027) (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.1° S, 174.8° E: paleocoordinates 79.2° S, 54.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• Captain King's Shellbed; Heterian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, shelly/skeletal sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: J. Marwick. 1953. Divisions and faunas of the Hokonui System (Triassic and Jurassic). New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 21 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133956: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.09.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina leeae2 MacFarlan 2016
 Rhynchonellida - Acanthothirididae
Kawhiarhynchia kawhiana1 Trechmann 1923
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Tainuirhynchia tainuii1 MacFarlan 1992
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes cf. laminatus Sowerby 1818 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma "sp. B" Meek 1864 scallop
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte spitiensis Stoliczka 1866 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
"Trigonia kawhiana" = Vaugonia (Vaugonia) kawhiana
"Trigonia kawhiana" = Vaugonia (Vaugonia) kawhiana Trechmann 1923 clam
 Sorbeoconcha - Cryptaulacidae
Cerithinella sp. Gemmellaro 1878 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae