Nugget Point (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.4° S, 169.8° E: paleocoordinates 75.1° S, 127.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Trechmann

Primary reference: C. T. Trechmann. 1917. The Trias of New Zealand. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 73(3):165-246 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 201939: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 11.06.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Athyridida -
Spirigera wreyi Zittel 1864
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Hokonuia rotundata Trechmann 1917 scallop
 Ostreida - Pergamidiidae
"Mytilus problematicus" = Manticula problematica
"Mytilus problematicus" = Manticula problematica Zittel 1864 oyster
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Cardiomorpha nuggetensis n. sp. Trechmann 1917 clam
 Cardiida - Palaeocarditidae
Palaeocardita quadrata n. sp. Trechmann 1917 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
"Myophoria nuggetensis n. sp." = Maoritrigonia nuggetensis
"Myophoria nuggetensis n. sp." = Maoritrigonia nuggetensis Trechmann 1917 clam
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Bourguetia arata Trechmann 1917 turrid
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Coronaria spectabilis Trechmann 1917 snail
 Phylloceratida - Discophyllitidae
Discophyllites cf. ebneri Mojsisovics 1896 ammonite
 Nautilida - Clydonautilidae
"Clydonautilus (Proclydonautilus) cf. spirolobus" = Proclydonautilus spirolobus
"Clydonautilus (Proclydonautilus) cf. spirolobus" = Proclydonautilus spirolobus Dittmar 1866 nautiloid