Koranga Karekare Siltsone Formation (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.5° S, 177.3° E: paleocoordinates 73.2° S, 170.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Karekare Siltstone Formation, Urutawan to Urutawan (108.4 - 95.2 Ma)

• Urutawan-Ngaterian stages (middle Albian to Cenomanian)

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, gray, blue siltstone and sandstone

• dark blue grey siltstone with minor thin sandstone beds, particularly near base, and concretion layers

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 37061: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 26.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Aucellina cf. gryphaeoides Sowerby 1836 scallop