E side of Totara Peninsula, Kawhia Harbour (Jurassic to of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (38.1° S, 174.8° E: paleocoordinates 80.3° S, 54.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 152.1 Ma)

• local stage: Heterian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; fine-grained, concretionary, calcareous sandstone and sandy 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 38961: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 17.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae