GS 378, Benmore Run (E34/f9432) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S169/f432

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.4° E: paleocoordinates 75.2° S, 101.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oretian (227.5 - 221.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. McKay in 1878; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1979. The Upper Triassic Bivalve Oretia Marwick 1953. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 22:621-625 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137852: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pergamidiidae
Oretia coxi n. gen. n. sp.
Oretia coxi n. gen. n. sp. Marwick 1953 oyster