Pororari (Eocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (42.1° S, 171.3° E: paleocoordinates 54.6° S, 179.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• Kaiatan-Runangan

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

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 37708: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 22.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Raninidae
 Decapoda - Macropipidae