New Zealand N165/507 (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Wairarapa N165/507

Where: Wairarapa, New Zealand (41.3° S, 175.5° E: paleocoordinates 45.5° S, 177.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hurupi Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Tongaporutuan NZ stage

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue mudstone

• Listed as "blue-grey mudstone of middle Tongaporutuan age overlying basement rocks west of the mangaopari Fault, in Bell's Creek".
• Listed as "blue-grey mudstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: No collection details listed. Material reposited in IGNS collections (formerly NZ Geol. Surv. coll.'s). Collected by Victoria University graduate students and P. Vella (1948-1954).

Primary reference: P. Vella. 1954. Tertiary Mollusca from South-East Wairarapa. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 81(4):539-555 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35684: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Not an exhaustive taxonomic list of even the mollusca
 Neogastropoda - Volutomitridae
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae