New Zealand N166/522 (Pliocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Wairarapa N166/522

Where: Wairarapa, New Zealand (41.2° S, 175.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 176.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Onoke Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Nukumaruan NZ stage. Listed as "Onoke Series"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• No geologic information listed
• No lithology listed

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 35686: 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
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae