Waitaki ( of New Zealand)

Also known as Blueskin

Where: South Island, New Zealand (44.9° S, 170.6° E: paleocoordinates 51.9° S, 171.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Oamaru Formation, Cenozoic (66.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204194: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Carcharodon robustus" = Carcharodon auriculatus
"Carcharodon robustus" = Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 white shark