Swale Stream (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (41.9° S, 173.9° E: paleocoordinates 76.0° S, 157.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Swale Siltstone Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• Ngaterialn local stage (Latest Albian), from near the base of the Worthoceras parvum assemblage zone of Henderson (1973)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1980. New Cretaceous and Tertiary crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura) from Australia and New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 104(6):171-192 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37707: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 22.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Hemioon novozelandicum n. sp. Glaessenr 1980 crab