Dannevirke GS 2741 (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Geological Survey coll. 2741

Where: Dannevirke, New Zealand (40.3° S, 176.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° S, 179.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary, argillaceous limestone and mudstone

• Listed as "limestone concretions in mudstone". 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 likely reposited in IGNS collections, New Zealand. Collected by A.R. Lillie (1941)

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 35657: 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
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis sp. Sassi 1827 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Lentipecten hochstetteri Zittel 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima colorata Hutton 1873 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia trigonopsis Hutton 1873 jingle
"Monia sp." = Pododesmus (Monia) Gray 1850 scallop
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Spissatella sp. Finlay 1926 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Zenatia sp. Gray 1853 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Marama (Hima) sp. Marwick 1927 venus clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana cf. duplicarina pointed nut clam
 Neogastropoda -
Baryspira cf. robusta Marwick 1924 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Austrofusus sp. Kobelt 1879 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"? Waihaoia cf. phymatias" = Alcithoe (Waihaoia), ? Metamelon inermis
"? Waihaoia cf. phymatias" = Alcithoe (Waihaoia) volute
? Metamelon inermis Finlay 1926 volute
 Stromboidea - Struthiolariidae
Struthiolaria cf. subspinosa Marwick 1924 snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Sigapatella sp. Lesson 1830 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"? Xenophalium sp." = Semicassis
"? Xenophalium sp." = Semicassis Mörch 1852 snail
 Trochoidea - Calliostomatidae
Maurea sp. Oliver 1926 snail
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Maoritellina sp. Finlay 1926