Waimana f508 (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6279

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 78.7° S, 173.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Korangan to Korangan (125.5 - 103.3 Ma)

• Korangan-Urutawan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue, silty, calcareous sandstone and shelly/skeletal packstone

• fine sand and silt, very hard and moderately calcareous, medium grey-blue with shellbeds

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 37260: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
prisms
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea sp. Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
? Maccoyella sp. scallop
n. sp.
 Cardiida - Veneridae
? Callista sp. Poli 1791 venus clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
spines