GS9188, Arthurton (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: Plekonella multicostata brachiopod zone, AG4 Formation (Arthurton Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by J.B. Waterhouse in 1959

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1968. The classification and description of Permian Spiriferida (Brachiopoda) from New Zealand. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 129(1-3):1-94 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39928: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae
"Atomodesma cf. trechmanni" = Maitaia trechmanni1
"Atomodesma cf. trechmanni" = Maitaia trechmanni1 Marwick 1934 clam
 Pectinida - Streblochondriidae
Streblochondria orbiculata2 Waterhouse 1982 scallop
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Pseudodielasmatidae
Marinurnula rugulata1 Waterhouse 1964
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Lamnaespina sp. n. gen.1
Lamnaespina sp. n. gen.1 Waterhouse 1976
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Neospirifer arthurtonensis1 Waterhouse 1968
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
"Tomiopsis parallela" = Ingelarella mantuanensis1, Notospirifer excelsus n. sp.
"Tomiopsis parallela" = Ingelarella mantuanensis1 Campbell 1960
Notospirifer excelsus n. sp. Waterhouse 1968
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Plekonella multicostata1 Waterhouse 1964