Waimana f523 (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6585

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 73.9° S, 169.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Urutawan to Urutawan (108.4 - 99.6 Ma)

• Urutawan-Motuan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, green, blue siltstone and fine-grained sandstone

• silt and fine sand, very hard and non-calcareous,dark blue-green concretionary rock of mixed lithologies

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 37271: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Serpulimorpha -
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus ex gr. ipuanus clam
I. ipuanus-kapuus
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea sp. Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
? Aucellina sp. Pompeckj 1901 scallop
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya sp. Agassiz 1845 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
? Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell