Mé Ouamoui NC/f151 (Triassic of New Caledonia)

Where: New Caledonia (21.7° S, 165.7° E: paleocoordinates 55.5° S, 122.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ouamoui Formation (Baie de St. Vincent Group), Tuvalian (232.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• Middle Otamitan Stage equivalent to late Carnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: H. J. Campbell. 1984. New records and taxa of Permian and Triassic fossils from New Caledonia and New Zealand. Alcheringa 8:151-167 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39934: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima" sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Ouamouia grantmackiei n. gen. Campbell 1984 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Maoritrigonia pirouteti Avias 1953 clam
Gastropoda
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
""Sisenna" hectori" = Pleurotomaria hectori
""Sisenna" hectori" = Pleurotomaria hectori Trechmann 1918 snail
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Retziidae
"Retzia" sp. King 1850
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Rastelligeridae
Psioidiella parisi n. sp. Campbell 1984
 Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae
Mentzelia sp. Quenstedt 1871