GS 495, S127 Cave Valley, Oamaru (Eocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (45.1° S, 171.0° E: paleocoordinates 52.2° S, 170.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oamaru Formation, Runangan (36.0 - 34.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. F. Squires. 1958. The Cretaceous and Tertiary corals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 29:1-107 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89074: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.05.2009, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Lamna huttoni" = Odontaspis macrota2
"Lamna huttoni" = Odontaspis macrota2 Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius1
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius1 Agassiz 1843 sevengill shark
Anthozoa
 Octocorallia -