20NG0016, 8 km northeast of Tabibuga (Triassic of Papua New Guinea)

Where: Papua New Guinea (5.5° S, 144.6° E: paleocoordinates 32.4° S, 128.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected in 1967

• Repository: Commonwealth Palaeontology Collection

Primary reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1973. On the discovery of Halobiidae (Bivalvia, Triassic) in New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 126:51-54 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137285: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Daonella novoguineana n. sp. Skwarko 1973 oyster