Port Awanui (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Where: North Island, New Zealand (37.8° S, 178.5° E: paleocoordinates 73.2° S, 173.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Albian to Albian (113.0 - 93.9 Ma)

• mid-Cretaceous

Environment/lithology: basinal (); limestone

• seep carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Kiel. 2013. Lucinid bivalves from ancient methane seeps. Journal of Molluscan Studies 79:346-363 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 205218: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.10.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Solemyida - Solemyidae
Solemyidae indet. Adams and Adams 1857 Awning Clam
 Solemyida - Nucinellidae
Nucinella sp. Wood 1850 Nut Clam
 Modiomorphida -
Caspiconcha sp. Kelly 2000 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Amanocina raukumara n. sp. Kiel 2013 clam
Cubatea awanuiensis n. sp. Kiel 2013 clam
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
Thyasiridae indet. Dall 1901 clam
Gastropoda
 Neomphalida - Neomphalidae
? Retiskenea sp. Warén and Bouchet 2001 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Hokkaidoconchidae
Hokkaidoconcha sp. Kaim et al. 2008 snail