GS 7626, Otamita Valley (F45/f8777) (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.7° E: paleocoordinates 70.7° S, 62.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• Early Aratauran

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, medium-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by I.C. McKellar in 12, 1954; reposited in the IGNS

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 135179: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Herangirhynchia otamitaensis n. sp. MacFarlan 1992