R15/f8023 - Totara Peninsula, Kawhia (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 5195; CE289

Where: Kawhia, New Zealand (38.1° S, 174.8° E: paleocoordinates 81.8° S, 53.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Captain Kings Shellbed Member (Ohineruru Formation), Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• Captain Kings Shellbed; Heterian New Zealand stage

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• No geologic information listed
• Shellbed; no other lithologic information listed

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection methods no listed; collected by K.J. McNaught; material reposited in IGNS (New Zealand Geological Survey)

Primary reference: G. R. Stevens. 1985. A revision of the Lytoceratinae (Subclass Ammonoidea) including Lytoceras taharoaense n. sp., Upper Jurassic, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 28:153-185 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35723: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 05.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only contains Ammonoidea
Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae
Lytoceras taharoaense Stevens 1985 ammonite