JDC 2284, Kaihiku Gorge (G46/f9738) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S179/f738

Where: New Zealand (46.3° S, 169.5° E: paleocoordinates 72.2° S, 147.6° 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 J.D. Campbell, E.R. Force

• Repository: Otago University

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 135263: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Halobiidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica Trechman 1917
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana Trechmann 1918
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae