Otapiri Valley E49 (Jurassic to of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (46.0° S, 168.5° E: paleocoordinates 76.5° S, 48.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliensbachian to Late/Upper Pliensbachian (189.6 - 170.3 Ma)

• local stage: Ururoan

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; sandstone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: S. E. Damborenea and M. O. Mancenido. 1992. A comparison of Jurassic marine benthonic faunas from South America and New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 22(2):131-152 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38932: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 17.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida -
"Plicatula (Harpax) cf. rapa" = Harpax rapa
"Plicatula (Harpax) cf. rapa" = Harpax rapa Bayle and Coquand 1851 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillia (Cultriopsis) sp. Cossman 1904 oyster