GS 5127, Dipton (E44/f9501) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S160/f501

Where: New Zealand (45.9° S, 168.4° E: paleocoordinates 75.2° S, 101.8° 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.C. Beck, B.L. Wood in 1950; 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 137853: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Pergamidiidae
Oretia coxi Marwick 1953 oyster