Dannevirke GS 2306 (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Geological Survey coll. 2306

Where: Dannevirke, New Zealand (40.1° S, 176.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.4° S, 179.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tutamoe Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Formation "situated stratigraphically between the Ihungia and Mapiri Formations in the Dannewvike Subdivision, stratigraphically below the Tokomaru Formation in the Waiapu Subdivision", Lillie (1953)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, brown sandstone

• Listed as "brown sandstone". Formation "consists of sandy mudstones and sandstone, with only occasional coarse clastics", Lillie (1953)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: No collection methods provided in text; material discarded, New Zealand. Collected by D.A. Brown.

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 35681: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Representative list of mollusca, echinoidea, bachiopoda and coelentearata