AU 6073, Ile Ducos (NC/f087) (Triassic of New Caledonia)

Where: New Caledonia (22.0° S, 166.0° E: paleocoordinates 57.5° S, 102.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bourake Formation (Baie de St. Vincent Group), Otapirian (205.6 - 201.6 Ma)

• lower Otapirian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, tuffaceous, green, sandy siltstone

• Locality NC/f87 is within a green, tuffaceous, sandy siltstone horizon of

•Bourake Formation, several meters above topmost Monotis beds of the underlying Leprrdour Shellbeds.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.-P. Paris, J.D. Bradshaw, H.J. Campbell in 1976

• Repository: Auckland University

Primary reference: H. Hagdorn and H. J. Campbell. 1993. Paracomatula triadica sp. nov. - an early comatulid crinoid from the Otapirian (Late Triassic) of New Caledonia. Alcheringa 17(1-2):1-17 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85115: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 29.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Comatulida - Paracomatulidae
Paracomatula triadica n. sp. Hagdorn and Campbell 1993 Feather star