Ruatoki f510 (Jurassic to of New Zealand)

Also known as GS6571

Where: New Zealand (38.1° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 79.1° S, 174.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Torlesse Group, Late/Upper Jurassic to Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• Torlesse Supergroup

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue, argillaceous, calcareous siltstone and concretionary, shelly/skeletal packstone

• silt and mud, very hard and very calcareous, medium blue-grey, with concretionary shellbeds

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: in situ collection

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 37250: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
cf. Malayomaorica malayomaorica Krumbeck 1923 scallop