Waimana f520 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6573

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 69.8° S, 175.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Arowhanan (95.2 - 92.1 Ma)

• Arowhanan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained, pebbly, gray, green, calcareous sandstone and shelly/skeletal packstone

• fine sand with pebbles, very hard and slightly calcareous, medium green-grey 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 37270: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
unclassified
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Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866