Waimana f644 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 8590

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 68.6° S, 178.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mangaotanean (92.1 - 89.3 Ma)

• Mangaotanean

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• medium sand and fine sand, hard and slightly calcareous, 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 37300: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae