R16/f6912 - Taumatatotara, Kawhia (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 10543; CE2316

Where: Kawhia, New Zealand (38.1° S, 174.8° E: paleocoordinates 80.8° S, 54.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Heterian (161.2 - 153.5 Ma)

• No stratigraphic data listed; Heterian New Zealand stage

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• No geologic information listed
• No lithologic information listed

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection methods no listed; collected by B.E. Thomson et. al (1969); 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 35724: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 05.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only contains Ammonoidea
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae