Mangahouanga f601 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 8570

Where: New Zealand (38.6° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 65.3° S, 172.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Piripauan (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• Piripauan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; medium-grained, brown, gray sandstone

• medium sandstone, hard and non-calcareous, medium grey-brown

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 37312: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Foraminifera -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
? Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Pacitrigonia cf. hanetiana d'Orbigny 1842 clam
Cephalopoda
 Belemnitida - Dimitobelidae
Dimitobelus sp. Whitehouse 1925 belemnite