Waipati Creek 5 km west–southwest of Duntroon (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Also known as I40/ f0397

Where: South Island, New Zealand (44.9° S, 170.6° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° S, 174.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maerewhenua Member (Otekaike Limestone Formation), Duntroonian (27.3 - 25.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Tanaka and R. E. Fordyce. 2015. A new Oligo-Miocene dolphin from New Zealand: Otekaikea huata expands diversity of the early Platanistoidea. Palaeontologia Electronica 18(2.23A):1-71 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 184888: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
 Globigerinina - Chiloguembelinidae
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Eomysticetidae
cf. Yamatocetus sp. Okazaki 2012 whale