S136 Kakanui, Kakanui Limestone (Paleogene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (45.2° S, 170.9° E: paleocoordinates 52.0° S, 172.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kakanui Limestone Formation, Whaingaroan (34.6 - 27.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

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 89070: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.05.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Gorgonacea -
Moltkia advena n. sp. Squires 1958 gorgonian
 Alcyonacea - Isididae