Also known as Wairarapa N162/630
Where: Wairarapa, New Zealand (41.1° S, 175.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.4° S, 178.9° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Te Waharau Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)
• Clifdenian NZ stage. No stratigraphic data listed. Foraminifera from closely underlying beds are Altonia, those from the same locality are Clifdenian.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue sandstone and gray, blue mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: No collection details listed. Material reposited in IGNS collections (formerly NZ Geol. Surv. coll.'s). Collected by Victoria University graduate students and P. Vella (1948-1954).
Primary reference: P. Vella. 1954. Tertiary Mollusca from South-East Wairarapa. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 81(4):539-555 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35689: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.01.2004
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