GS 4542, Wells Creek, 88 Valley (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (41.5° S, 173.0° E: paleocoordinates 71.5° S, 137.0° 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 P. Vella, D. Hamilton; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: C. A. Fleming. 1962. Two new genera of Triassic Trigoniidae from New Zealand. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 35:1-4 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137177: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Prosogyrotrigoniidae
Praegonia coombsi Fleming 1962 clam