DSC 20, Kaka Point (H46/f8650) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.4° S, 169.8° E: paleocoordinates 72.3° S, 147.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• ?Kaihikuan

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by D.S. Coombs

• Repository: Otago University

Primary reference: J. G. Begg and J. A. Grant-Mackie. 2003. New Zealand and New Caledonian Triassic Pleurotomariidae (Gastropoda, Mollusca). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 33:223-268 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137497: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Tahua taiaroa Begg and Grant-Mackie 2003 snail