Waimana f518 (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6278

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 sandstone and shelly/skeletal packstone

• medium sand and silt, very hard and non-calcareous, light blue-grey with weathered shellbed

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 37268: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Inoceramus cf. neocomiensis" = Neocomiceramus neocomiensis
"Inoceramus cf. neocomiensis" = Neocomiceramus neocomiensis d'Orbigny 1845 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
? Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Basommatophora - Siphonariidae
? Anisomyon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 pulmonate
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin