ERF W15b, Aparima Valley (D44/f9038) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S159/f1038

Where: New Zealand (45.7° S, 168.0° E: paleocoordinates 71.2° S, 148.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Kaihikuan

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by E.R. Force, L.M. Force

Primary reference: E. R. Force and J. D. Campbell. 1974. Some faunas and formations of Kaihikuan Age (Middle Triassic) in the Murihiku Supergroup. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 17:389-402 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134793: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
Mentzeliopsis spinosa Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
Spiriferina carolinae Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana Trechmann 1917
 Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae
"Rhynchonella nuggetensis" = Maorirhynchia nuggetensis
"Rhynchonella nuggetensis" = Maorirhynchia nuggetensis Wilckens 1927
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica Trechmann 1917
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
? Daonella sp. Mojsisovics 1874 oyster
Gastropoda
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomariidae indet. Swainson 1840 snail