Waimana f1017 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6570

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 74.9° S, 170.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; coarse-grained, pyritic, gray, green sandstone and shelly/skeletal packstone

• coarse sand, hard and non-calcareous, dark greeen-grey, pyritic, 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 37308: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam