R17/f398 - Palmer Creek, Awakino (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Also known as AU8520; C1282

Where: King Country, New Zealand (38.7° S, 174.6° E: paleocoordinates 80.4° S, 51.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Heterian (161.2 - 153.5 Ma)

• No stratigraphic data listed; collected from boulder float; Heterian New Zealand stage

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• No geologic information listed
• No lithologic information listed

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection methods no listed; collected by J. Grant-Mackie et. al (1981); material reposited in Auckland University

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 35728: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 05.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only contains Ammonoidea
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae
Lytoceras sp. Suess 1865 ammonite
Lytoceras sp. indet. A., cf. L. taharoense