JGM 171, Otamita Valley (F45/f090) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.7° E: paleocoordinates 71.5° S, 148.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pears Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Kaihikuan

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J.G.G. Morton, P.G. Scadden

• OU - Geology Department, University of Otago, NZ

Primary reference: D. A. B. MacFarlan. 1992. Triassic and Jurassic Rhynchonellacea (Brachiopoda) from New Zealand and New Caledonia. Royal Society of New Zealand Bulletin 31:1-310 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135137: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.10.2012, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula aoraki n. sp. Campbell 1987
OU 17594 (holotype)