I43/f112: Altonian, New Zealand

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Malacostraca - Decapoda - Cancridae
Lobocarcinus pustulosus n. sp. Feldmann and Fordyce 1996
see common names

Country:New Zealand State/province:South Island
Coordinates: 45.6° South, 170.7° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:50.4° South, 178.7° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 5
Key time interval:Altonian
Age range of interval:19.00000 - 15.90000 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:massive,yellow poorly lithified silty,sandy "limestone"
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: light yellow, poorly indurated, massive, slightly quartzose, silty to sandy limestone
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:202151
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2019-06-27 16:29:44 Last modified:2019-06-27 16:29:44
Access level:the public Released:2019-06-27 16:29:44
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

61703. R. M. Feldmann and R. E. Fordyce. 1996. A new cancrid crab from New Zealand . New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 39:509-513 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]