E44/f103, Caroline Cutting, Oreti valley, Pears Formation, Southland (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (45.9° S, 168.4° E: paleocoordinates 71.3° S, 148.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pears Formation (Taringatura Group), Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Late Ladinian; Murihiku Supergroup;

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: submarine fan; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. K. Eagle. 2003. Etalian and Kaihikuan (Middle Triassic) Crinoidea (Echinodermata: Articulata) from Caroline Cutting, Oreti valley, Southland, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 33(1):269-299 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60994: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Encrinida - Encrinidae
 Holocrinida - Holocrinidae
Tollmannicrinus saklibelensis Kristan-Tollmann 1975 Sea lily