Waiiti and Koaunui Streams (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Also known as Junction of Waiiti and Koaunui Streams

Where: New Zealand (38.3° S, 117.2° E: paleocoordinates 62.5° S, 89.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Turonian to Turonian (93.9 - 86.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; burrowed, concretionary, shelly/skeletal, gray, calcareous sandstone

• dark grey, concretionary fine-grained wacke sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. A. Speden. 1973. Distribution, stratigraphy and stratigraphic relationships of Cretaceous sediments, western Raukumara Peninsula, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 16(2):243-268 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37058: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 26.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae