C1133, Lautoka, Viti Levu (Pliocene of Fiji)

Where: Fiji (17.7° S, 177.4° E: paleocoordinates 19.7° S, 177.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ba Volcanic Group, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• Based on location, should come from Ba Volcanic Group, early Pliocene in age according to Stratford & Rodda (2000).

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Poorly lithified based on illustrated specimens from correlative units

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. Rodda; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1978. Tertiary and Quaternary brachiopods from the southwest Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 38:1-23 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186808: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Cryptoporidae
Cryptopora sp. Jeffreys 1869