GS7949, Cheviot Lime quarry (O33/f8171) (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Where: Cheviot, New Zealand (42.8° S, 173.3° E: paleocoordinates 56.5° S, 152.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• All specimens were collected from a horizon thought to be Late Cretaceous, Haumurian (=Maastrichtian) in age. Phosphatic conglomerate above a soft sandstone.

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular, phosphatic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Marwick in 1934; reposited in the IGNS

Primary reference: R. M. Feldmann. 1984. Haumuriaegla glaessneri n. gen. and sp. (Decapoda; Anomura; Aeglidae) from Haumurian (Late Cretaceous) rocks near Cheviot, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 27:379-385 [C. Schweitzer/C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185997: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Aeglidae
Haumuriaegla glaessneri Feldmann 1984 decapod