GS11137, Arthurton (G45/f8687) (Permian of New Zealand)

Where: Southland, New Zealand (46.1° S, 169.2° E: paleocoordinates 75.7° S, 175.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Martiniopsis woodi brachiopod zone, AG4 Formation (Arthurton Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Martiniopsis woodi Zone of "Kalabaghian Substage" - correlated to Wuchiapingian in recent papers.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by J.B. Waterhouse, T.J. Barrett in 1972

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1976. New occurrences of brachiopod and bivalve species from the Arthurton Group of South Otago and Southland, New Zealand with comments on structure and stratigraphy. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 6(2):227-252 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39925: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Maorielasma callosum Campbell 1965
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Lamnaespina transennata Waterhouse 1976
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
Martiniopsis woodi Waterhouse 1964
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Plekonella acuta Campbell 1953
 Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae
Wairakiella sella Waterhouse 1976