GS 4550, 88 Valley (N28/f7513) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (41.5° S, 173.0° E: paleocoordinates 72.5° S, 90.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oretian (227.5 - 221.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by H.W. Wellman; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1960. Some Carnian pelecypods from New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 88:425-442 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134466: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Hokonuia limaeformis Trechmann 1917 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
? Pteria spedeni Waterhouse 1960 pearl oyster
 Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
Dyscritellidae "indet. 2"2 Dunaeva and Morozova 1967