Awamoko, Kokoamu Greensand (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Where: North Otago, New Zealand (44.9° S, 170.7° E: paleocoordinates 51.2° S, 174.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Kokoamu Greensand Formation, Duntroonian (27.3 - 25.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; glauconitic, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. J. Marples. 1952. Early Tertiary penguins of New Zealand. New zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 20:1-66 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 125401: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.03.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Sphenisciformes -
Kairuku sp. Ksepka et al. 2012 penguin