AU 326, Awakino Gorge (R18/f6562) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.7° S, 174.7° E: paleocoordinates 69.2° S, 71.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Murihiku Group, Otapirian (205.6 - 201.6 Ma)

• from close to the Otapirian-Aratauran boundary

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone and lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J.A. Grant-Mackie in 1955

• Repository: Auckland University

Primary reference: D. A. B. MacFarlan. 1992. Triassic and Jurassic Rhynchonellacea (Brachiopoda) from New Zealand and New Caledonia. Royal Society of New Zealand Bulletin 31:1-310 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85017: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.11.2008, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
Zeilleria spiculata2 MacFarlan and Campbell 2003
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Gastropoda
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Talantodiscus trechmanni1 Marwick 1953 snail