GS 7079, Awahokomo Creek, Mt. St. Mary (I40/f6503) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (44.7° S, 170.3° E: paleocoordinates 72.4° S, 153.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Kaihikuan

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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 137183: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Carditida - Astartidae
Balantioselena gairi Speden 1962 clam