GS5078, Arthurton (G45/f8612) (Permian of New Zealand)

Where: Southland, New Zealand (46.1° S, 169.2° E: paleocoordinates 76.3° S, 178.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Plekonella multicostata brachiopod zone, "AG 4" Formation (Arthurton Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Plekonella multicostata Zone of "Chhidruan Substage" - correlated to Chhidru Formation and Wuchiapingian (upper Wuchiapingian?) in recent papers.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by B.L. Wood, J.B. Waterhouse

• Collected by B.L. Wood and re-collected by Waterhouse

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1963. Etheripecten, a new aviculopectinid genus from the Permian. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 6:193-196 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39926: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.06.2004, edited by Leigh Fall

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rostroconchia
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Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
? Myalina sp.5 de Koninck 1842 clam
 Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae
"Atomodesma cf. trechmanni" = Maitaia trechmanni3
"Atomodesma cf. trechmanni" = Maitaia trechmanni3 Marwick 1934 clam
 Pectinida - Streblochondriidae
Streblochondria orbiculata7 Waterhouse 1982 scallop
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Etheripecten striatura n. gen. n. sp.
Etheripecten striatura n. gen. n. sp. Waterhouse 1963 scallop
Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Peruvispira "sp. B"1 Chronic 1949 snail
Glabrocingulum (Ananias) campbelli1 Waterhouse 1963 snail
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
Lethamia collina n. sp.6 Waterhouse 1982
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Lissochonetes brevisulcus" = Capillonia brevisulcus2
"Lissochonetes brevisulcus" = Capillonia brevisulcus2 Waterhouse 1964
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Maorielasma ? callosum6 Campbell 1965
 Terebratulida - Pseudodielasmatidae
Marinurnula rugulata6 Waterhouse 1964
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Fletcherithyris sp.6 Campbell 1965
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Ingelarella parallela" = Ingelarella mantuanensis2 Campbell 1960
Notospirifer microspinosus6 Waterhouse 1968
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Attenuatella incurvata2 Waterhouse 1964
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Plekonella multicostata2 Waterhouse 1964
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Stenoscisma papilio n. sp.2 Waterhouse 1964
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida - Conulariidae
Paraconularia ornata n. sp.4 Waterhouse 1979 jellyfish