N166/664 Adams River (Miocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (41.3° S, 175.7° E: paleocoordinates 45.9° S, 177.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tongaporutuan (11.6 - 6.5 Ma)

• Lower Tongaporutuan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. F. Squires. 1958. The Cretaceous and Tertiary corals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 29:1-107 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89047: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Tortoflabellum flemingi n. gen. n. sp.
Tortoflabellum flemingi n. gen. n. sp. Squires 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Platyhelia distans Tenison-Woods 1880 stony coral