JGB 1077, Upper North Etal Stream, Wairaki Hills (D44/f44) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (45.8° S, 168.0° E: paleocoordinates 73.0° S, 157.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Etalian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J.G. Begg

• Repository: Otago University

Primary reference: J. G. Begg and H. J. Campbell. 1985. Etalia, a new Middle Triassic (Anisian) bivalve from New Zealand, and its relationship with other pteriomorphs. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 28:725-741 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137495: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Etalia johnstoni Begg and Campbell 1985 scallop
Gastropoda
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Tahua taiaroa Begg and Grant-Mackie 2003 snail