Whiskey Creek S168/f708 (Triassic of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (45.9° S, 168.4° E: paleocoordinates 74.1° S, 83.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• Specimens are preserved in medium to coarse sandstones.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. A. Grant-Mackie. 1980. Systematics of New Zealand Monotis (Upper Triassic Bivalvia): subgenus Eomonotis. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 23:639-663 [D. Bottjer/N. Bonuso/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41684: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Nicole Bonuso on 19.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

• subgenus = Eomonotis
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Monotidae