Black Point, Waitaki Valley (Eocene to of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (44.7° S, 170.6° E: paleocoordinates 52.3° S, 167.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tapui Formation, Middle Eocene to Middle Eocene (48.6 - 33.9 Ma)

• Tapui glauconitic sandstone, Bortonian Stage (Middle to Upper Eocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone

• glauconitic sandstone

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 37709: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 22.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Raninidae