Also known as Wairarapa N162/629
Where: Wairarapa, New Zealand (41.1° S, 175.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° S, 180.0° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Te Waharau Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)
• Altonian? NZ stage. No stratigraphic data listed other than "basal beds"
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue sandstone and gray, blue 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 35688: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.01.2004
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