R17/f8008 - Bexley Creek, Awakino (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 983; N91/8

Where: New Zealand (38.6° S, 174.7° E: paleocoordinates 77.2° S, 54.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Temaikan (175.6 - 161.2 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Unknown lithostratigraphic unit, not stated in text. AGE: Temaikan (on the basis of K. flemingi) = Aalenian-Callovian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marinelithified

• ENVIRONMENT: Unknown environment, not stated in text.
• LITHOLOGY: Unknown lithology or lithification, not stated in text. Presumed to be lithified on the basis of age.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IGNS

Collection methods: quarrying,

• COLLECTOR: M. Ongley, 1919. REPOSITORY: Presumably the New Zealand Geological Survey (now GNS), Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Primary reference: J. Marwick. 1953. Divisions and faunas of the Hokonui System (Triassic and Jurassic). New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 21 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63830: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 21.08.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COMPLETENESS: Exhaustive for bivalvia and cephalopoda. NOMENCLATURE: From authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and use of subgeneric and species names. IDENTIFICATION: All older collections re-identified by J. Mariwck and G.R. Stevens
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea sp. Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Malayomaorica malayomaorica Krumbeck 1923 scallop
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Kalentera flemingi Marwick 1953 clam
Pentacrinus sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily