White Rocks (Oligocene to of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (40.9° S, 174.9° E: paleocoordinates 50.2° S, 179.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Duntroonian to Duntroonian (27.3 - 25.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; limestone

Primary reference: B. J. Marples. 1952. Early Tertiary penguins of New Zealand. New zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 20:1-66 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 88276: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Sphenisciformes -
Platydyptes amiesi Marples 1952 penguin