Dannevirke GS 2039 (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Geological Survey coll. 2039

Where: Dannevirke, New Zealand (40.1° S, 176.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.7° S, 179.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ihungia Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• Collected from immediately above Weber Fm

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified sandstone

• Listed as "boulders of sandstone". Formation "consists largely of massive dark-grey, nodular mudstones of slightly green or blue tinge", Lillie (1953)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: No collection methods provided in text; material discarded, New Zealand. Collected by M. Ongley

Primary reference: A.R. Lillie. 1953. The Geology of the Dannevirke Subdivision. New Zealand geological Survey Bulletin 46 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35644: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 02.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Representative list of mollusca, echinoidea, bachiopoda and coelentearata
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys cf. williamsoni" = Talochlamys williamsoni Zittel 1864 scallop
Lentipecten hochstetteri Zittel 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Notocallista (Fossacallista) sp." = Fossacallista
"Notocallista (Fossacallista) sp." = Fossacallista Marwick 1938 venus clam