JDC 3896, Otapiri Valley (E45/f121) (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.5° E: paleocoordinates 71.0° S, 63.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Murihiku Group, Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J.D. Campbell in 1987

• Repository: Otago University

Primary reference: D. A. B. MacFarlan and J. D. Campbell. 2003. Zeilleria spiculata, a new terebratulide brachiopod from the latest Triassic-earliest Jurassic of New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 33(1):213-221 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135317: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
Zeilleria spiculata MacFarlan and Campbell 2003