GS 12697, Hutt Valley (R27/f082) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (41.1° S, 175.0° E: paleocoordinates 74.5° S, 93.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oretian (227.5 - 221.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by T. Ritzema and schoolchildren in 1980; reposited in the IGNS

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: H. J. Campbell. 1982. Halobia (Bivalvia, Triassic) and a gastropod from Torlesse Supergroup rocks of Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 25:487-492 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137849: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Halobia lilliei Marwick 1953 oyster