ERF 608, Otamita Valley (F45/f8938) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S169/f938

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.8° E: paleocoordinates 71.7° S, 147.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• 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

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 135192: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
Mentzeliopsis sp. Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana Trechmann 1917
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica Trechmann 1917