Waimana f554 (Cretaceous to of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 9756

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; fine-grained, black, gray, silty sandstone and shelly/skeletal packstone

• fine sand and silt, hard and non-calcareous, dark black-grey, with weathered 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 37296: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus ex gr. kapuus clam
I. kapuus-ipuanus
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail