Te Wera Sandstone Formation, Koranga area (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.5° S, 177.3° E: paleocoordinates 75.2° S, 170.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Te Wera Sandstone Formation, Urutawan (108.4 - 103.3 Ma)

• Urutawan stage (middle Albian)

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate and fine-grained, coarse, argillaceous sandstone

• Well-bedded conglomerate, breccia, grit, fine to coarse grained sandstone and thin interbedded siltstone

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 37062: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 26.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Maccoyella sp. scallop
n. sp.
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Aucellina cf. gryphaeoides Sowerby 1836 scallop
 Terebratulida - Kingenidae
Kingena sp. Davidson 1852