Waimana f516 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6289

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 68.6° S, 178.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mangaotanean (92.1 - 89.3 Ma)

• ? Mangaotanean

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone and sandstone

• siltstone, sandstone, grit

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 37267: 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
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Rhynchonella sp. Fischer 1809