ERF 103, Roaring Bay (H46/f8694) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S179/f694

Where: New Zealand (46.5° S, 169.8° E: paleocoordinates 72.4° S, 147.2° 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

• 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 135307: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Halobiidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Balantioselena sp. Speden 1962 clam
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
? Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana
"Spiriferina kaihikuana" = Alipunctifera kaihikuana Trechmann 1918
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica Trechmann 1918