North of Kakanui (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (45.2° S, 170.9° E: paleocoordinates 51.4° S, 174.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kokoamu Formation, Duntroonian (27.3 - 25.2 Ma)

• "Miocene (Duntroon greensand)" - presumably the Kokoamu greensand

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, glauconitic sandstone

• Poorly lithified based on fossil preservation and sieving methodology in MacKinnon et al. (1993).

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1959. Genera of Tertiary and Recent rhynchonelloid brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 130(5):1-90 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187480: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Aetheia gualteri Morris 1850