Brighton (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Seal Rock

Where: South Island, New Zealand (41.8° S, 171.5° E: paleocoordinates 52.1° S, 177.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Duntroonian (27.3 - 25.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; muddy limestone

• impure muddy limestone

Primary reference: J. Hector. 1872. On the remains of a gigantic penguin (Palaeudyptes antarcticus Huxley) from the Tertiary rocks on the west coast of Nelson. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 4:341-346 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74591: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.08.2007

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