Waimana f537 (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6927

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)

• Urutaan-Motuan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained, brown, gray sandstone and siltstone

• fine sand and silt, moderately hard and non-calcareous, medium brown-grey

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 37285: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus ex gr. kapuus clam
I. kapuus-ipuanus
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya sp. Sowerby 1823 clam
n. sp.