GS6072, Letham Burn (D44/f9623) (Permian of New Zealand)

Where: Southland, New Zealand (45.8° S, 168.0° E: paleocoordinates 73.8° S, 168.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mangarewa Formation (Productus Creek Group), Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A.R. Mutch, J.B. Waterhouse

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1963. Permian gastropods of New Zealand; Part 1, Bellerophontacea and Euomphalacea. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 6:88-112 [T. Olszewski/L. Fall/L. Fall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41778: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.07.2004, edited by Leigh Fall

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Linoproductidae
Terrakea brachythaera4 Morris 1845
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
"? Grumantia sp." = Arctitreta7
"? Grumantia sp." = Arctitreta7 Whitfield 1908
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Fletcherithyris galbina7 Waterhouse 1982
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
Spiriferellina lacunosa7 Waterhouse 1968
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Notospirifer macropustulosus" = Mesopunctia macropustulosus5
"Notospirifer macropustulosus" = Mesopunctia macropustulosus5 Waterhouse 1968
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae
"Atomodesma aff. mitchelli" = Aphanaia mitchelli2
"Atomodesma aff. mitchelli" = Aphanaia mitchelli2 M'Coy 1847 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
? Middalya sp.6 Dickins 1956 clam
 Solenida - Orthonotidae
? Palaeosolen permiana n. sp.6 Waterhouse 1980 clam
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Edmondia sp.6 de Koninck 1841 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculopsis oviformis n. sp.3 Waterhouse 1964 nut clam
Nuculopsis glendonensis3 Dana 1849 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Glyptoleda intricata n. sp.3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Glyptoleda flexuosa n. sp.3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Glyptoleda simplicata n. sp.3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Nucundata obliqua n. sp.3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Nucundata undata3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Polidevcia nodulosa3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Polidevcia ovata3 Laseron 1910 pointed nut clam
Polidevcia antequadrata3 Waterhouse 1964 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Keeneia ocula1 Sowerby 1838 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Warthia perspecta Fletcher 1958 snail
Warthia stricta Dana 1847 snail
Warthia micromphala Morris 1845 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Walnichollsia erecta8 Waterhouse 1986 snail
Platyteichum loratum n. sp.1 Waterhouse 1963 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
? Plagioglypta furcata9 Waterhouse 1980 tusk shell