GS 522, Motutara Bluff, Puti Point, Kawhia (R15/f8014) (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.1° S, 174.9° E: paleocoordinates 85.3° S, 53.7° E)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Unknown lithostratigraphic unit, not stated in text. AGE: Puaroan (Mangaoran substage — Middle Tithonian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary, calcareous claystone

• ENVIRONMENT: Unknown environment, not stated in text.
• LITHOLOGY: Calcareous claystones, concretionary. Presumed to be lithified on the basis of age.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IGNS

Collection methods: quarrying,

• COLLECTORS: A. McKay (1876 and 1884), Suter (1905). REPOSITORY: Presumably the New Zealand Geological Survey (now GNS), Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Primary reference: G. R. Stevens. 1965. The Jurassic and Cretaceous Belemnites of New Zealand and a Review of the Jurassic and Cretaceous Belemnites of the Indo-Pacific Region. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 36 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63755: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 19.08.2006, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COMPLETENESS: Limited, however exhaustive, to taxonomic group covered in monograph (Belemnitida). NOMENCLATURE: From authoritative publication, with fairly modern nomenclature and use of species names. IDENTIFICATION: All older collections re-identified by G.R. Stevens and C.A. Fleming.
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina putiensis n. sp.2 MacFarlan 2016
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Discina sp. n. sp.1
Discina sp. n. sp.1 Lamarck
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
"Indogrammatodon sp." = Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon)1
"Indogrammatodon sp." = Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon)1 Cox 1937 clam
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp.1 Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Malayomaorica malayomaorica1 Krumbeck 1923 scallop
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
? Nucula sp.1 Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Protobranchia -
? Palaeoneilo sp.1 Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp.1 Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
"Nerinaeidae indet." = Nerineidae1
"Nerinaeidae indet." = Nerineidae1 Zittel 1873 snail
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
Hibolithes marwicki belemnite
Subspecies: H. marwicki marwicki
 Ammonitida - Oppeliidae
Uhligites sp.1 Kilian 1913 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae