GS 11263, Dun Saddle, Mahanga Creek (O27/f8937A) (Permian of New Zealand)

Also known as S20/f937A

Where: New Zealand (41.4° S, 173.4° E: paleocoordinates 71.5° S, 167.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rai Formation (Lee River Group), Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• Baigendzinian Stage of the world standard, and classed in the local Mangapirian Stage of New Zealand.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by M. R. Johnston, A. C. Coleman, J. I. Townsend in 1973; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1982. The Early Permian age of the Rai Sandstone, east Nelson, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 25:359-362 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137851: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae
Aphanaia cf. otamaensis Waterhouse 1979 clam