GS11138, Sutherland Farm (G45/f8688) (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, AG4 Formation (Arthurton Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• 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

Collection methods: surface (float)

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 39930: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Fenestellida -
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Plekonella multicostata Waterhouse 1964