Maunganui (Holocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (43.8° S, 176.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.8° S, 176.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: dune; unlithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand (Te Papa) (NMNZ).

Primary reference: P. R. Millener. 1999. The history of the Chatham Islands' bird fauna of the last 7000 years - a chronicle of change and extinction. Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C, 4-7 June 1996. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 89:85-109 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198228: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.12.2018

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Tadorna sp. Boie 1822 shelduck
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Eudyptes sp. Vieillot 1816 penguin