Awamoa Creek, Holocene (Holocene of New Zealand)

Also known as J41/f138

Where: North Otago, New Zealand (45.1° S, 170.9° E: paleocoordinates 45.1° S, 170.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: T. H. Worthy and J. A. Grant-Mackie. 2003. Late-Pleistocene avifaunas from Cape Wanbrow, Otago, South Island, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 33(1):427-485 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 87790: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.03.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ratitae -
 Dinornithiformes - Emeidae
Emeus crassus Owen 1846 eastern moa
Pachyornis elephantopus Owen 1856 heavy-footed moa
 Dinornithiformes - Dinornithidae
Dinornis struthoides Owen 1844 bird