E45/f9569 - Otapiri Gorge, Southland (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 5904; S169/0569

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.5° E: paleocoordinates 78.2° S, 44.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aalenian (174.1 - 170.3 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Unknown lithostratigraphic unit, not stated in text. AGE: Lower Temaikan = Aalenian.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

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

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IGNS

Collection methods: quarrying,

• COLLECTOR: I.C. McKellar and A.R. Mudge, 1953. REPOSITORY: Presumably the New Zealand Geological Survey (now GNS), Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

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 63819: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 21.08.2006, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COMPLETENESS: Limited, however exhaustive, to taxonomic group covered in monograph (Trigoniacea). NOMENCLATURE: From authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and use of subgeneric and species names. IDENTIFICATION: All older collections re-identified by G.R. Stevens and C.A. Fleming.
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
? Terebratula sp.1 Müller 1776
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
? Discina sp.1 Lamarck
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Chlamys (Camptochlamys) sp.1 Arkell 1930 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae