GS 7304, Corbie's Creek (H40/f7509) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (44.6° S, 170.1° E: paleocoordinates 72.7° S, 153.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Kaihikuan

Environment/lithology: marine; massive, gray sandstone

• Medium-gray, massive, non-fissile greywacke with occasional argillite chips. Clastic texture is dominant with plentiful large grains (0.2-1 mm) of quartz, feldspar, biotite, green hornblende, apatite, and sphene.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by H.S. Gair, D.R. Gregg in 1958; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: H. S. Gair, D. R. Gregg, and I. G. Speden. 1962. Triassic fossils from Corbies Creek, north Otago. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 5:92-113 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137182: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Carditida - Astartidae
Balantioselena gairi Speden 1962 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Permophorus sp. Chavan 1954 clam
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Kamupena greggi n. gen. n. sp.
Kamupena greggi n. gen. n. sp. Speden 1962 snail
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae