Waikato N51/f unreg. (Jurassic of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (37.5° S, 174.8° E: paleocoordinates 85.0° S, 59.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• local stage: Puaroan

• 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 38962: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 17.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Monotidae
Otapiria masoni Marwick 1953 scallop