Ile Ducos, Baie de St. Vincent (J. Avias coll) (Triassic of New Caledonia)

Where: New Caledonia (22.0° S, 166.0° E: paleocoordinates 57.3° S, 109.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Otamitan (221.5 - 212.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Avias in 1956

• Repository: University of Montpellier (C.E.R.H.), Laboratorie de Paléontologie

•des Invértebrès

Primary reference: S. Freneix and J. Avias. 1977. Caledogonia, a new smooth trigoniacean bivalve from the Triassic of New Zealand. Alcheringa 1:279-291 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137192: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Caledogonia globosa Freneix and Avias 1977 clam