Mangahouanga f605 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as GS 8570

Where: New Zealand (38.6° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 58.5° S, 168.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Haumurian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Hammurian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; micaceous, gray siltstone and medium-grained sandstone

• silt and medium sand soft and non-calcareous, dark grey, micaceous 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 37313: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 09.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae