I40/f579, Sister's Creek (Paleogene of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (44.6° S, 170.6° E: paleocoordinates 51.4° S, 172.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Kokoamu Greensand Formation, Whaingaroan (34.3 - 27.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce. 2017. A new eomysticetid from the Oligocene Kokoamu Greensand of New Zealand and a review of the Eomysticetidae (Mammalia, Cetacea). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(6):429-469 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 179791: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.06.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti - Eomysticetidae
"Matapa sp." = Matapanui
"Matapa sp." = Matapanui Boessenecker and Fordyce 2017 whale