Waimana f530 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6867

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 67.1° S, 177.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Teratan (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• Teratan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, gray, blue, sandy, calcareous siltstone and shelly/skeletal packstone

• silt and medium sand, very hard and very calcareous, concretionary, medium blue-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 37278: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop