Waimakariri River, opposite Otarama Railway Station (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (43.3° S, 171.9° E: paleocoordinates 55.8° S, 157.3° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian to Maastrichtian (72.1 - 56.0 Ma)

• “Lingula beds”

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; concretionary sandstone

• concretionary sandstone horizon

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. T. Ksepka and J. Cracraft. 2008. An avian tarsometatarsus from near the K-T boundary of New Zealand. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(4):1224-1227 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189281: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 09.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. Bruguiére 1797
 Anseriformes - Vegaviidae
Vegaviidae indet. Agnolín et al. 2017 waterfowl