Te Whaiti f502 (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 6406

Where: New Zealand (38.6° S, 176.8° E: paleocoordinates 83.4° S, 44.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

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

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 37310: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
? Belemnopsis sp. Bayle 1878 belemnite
juvenile indet.
Belemnopsis ex gr. aucklandica Hochstetter 1863 belemnite