Dannevirke GS 2742 (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Geological Survey coll. 2742

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, sandy mudstone

• Listed as "concretions in sandy 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 35658: 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
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymerita rectidorsalis" = Glycymeris rectidorsalis
"Glycymerita rectidorsalis" = Glycymeris rectidorsalis Marwick 1931 clam
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis cf. zealandica Hutton 1873 clam
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima colorata Hutton 1873 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia trigonopsis Hutton 1873 jingle
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Hedecardium cf. greyi Hutton 1873 cockle
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda -
"Baryspira cf. spinigera" = Amalda (Baryspira)
"Baryspira cf. spinigera" = Amalda (Baryspira) snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Verconella aff. marwicki" = Penion marwicki
"Verconella aff. marwicki" = Penion marwicki Finlay 1930 true whelk
Verconella n. sp. aff. marwicki
 Neogastropoda - Volutomitridae
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
Bathytoma haasti Hutton 1877 snail
 Stromboidea - Struthiolariidae
Struthiolaria cf. subspinosa Marwick 1924 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Magnatica planispira Suter 1917 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Zeacolpus pukeuriensis Marwick 1934 turret shell