Mangahouanga f646 (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.6° S, 177.1° E: paleocoordinates 72.8° S, 169.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Motuan (103.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• ?Motuan

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• coarse and medium sand, moderately soft and slightly calcareous, medium grey

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 37325: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 11.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae