Jimi River, locality 1 (Triassic of Papua New Guinea)

Where: Papua New Guinea (5.7° S, 144.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° S, 122.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jimi Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Commonwealth Palaeontology Collection

Primary reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1983. Somareoides hastatus (Skwarko), a new Late Triassic bivalve from Papua New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 17:67-68 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137283: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Somareoides hastatus Skwarko 1967 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Costatoria melanesiana Skwarko 1967 clam