Picnic Point, near Papatowai (G47/f017) (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.6° S, 169.5° E: paleocoordinates 74.2° S, 52.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Otekura Formation, Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.7 Ma)

• Early Ururoan

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, shelly/skeletal, sandy mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by R.K. Bearlin in 11, 1985

• Repository: Otago University

Primary reference: R. K. Bearlin. 1986. First record of Lytoceras (Ammonoidea) from the South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 29:269-271 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137848: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pseudaucella marshalli Trechmann 1923 pearl oyster
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae
Lytoceras sp. Suess 1865 ammonite