GS 10226, north of Domett (S62/f988) (Miocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (42.8° S, 173.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° S, 177.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kapitean (6.5 - 5.3 Ma)

• The assemblage, and particularly the index species Sectipecten wollastoni, Aeneator huttoni, and Austrofusus coerulescens indicate a Kapitean age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A.C. Beck, P.A. Maxwell, G. Warren, A.G. Beu in 1968; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: A. G. Beu. 1973. Nautiloids of the genus Aturia from the uppermost Miocene of Australia and New Zealand. Science Reports of the Tohoku University. Second Series, Geology. Special Volume (Hatai Memorial Volume) 6:297-308 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 180103: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.07.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Atrina pectinata Linnaeus 1758 oyster
ssp. zelandica
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia (Purpurocardia) cf. purpurata" = Purpurocardia purpurata
"Venericardia (Purpurocardia) cf. purpurata" = Purpurocardia purpurata Deshayes 1854 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Marama sp. Marwick 1927 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea sp. Menard 1807 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Lamprodomina neozelanica Hutton 1885 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Stromboidea - Struthiolariidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Zeacolpus (Stiracolpus) sp. Finlay 1926 turret shell
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Aturiidae
Aturia cubaensis Lea 1841 nautiloid