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Ihungia Stream (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Z16/f6378

Where: New Zealand (38.2° S, 178.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.2° S, 179.4° E)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Kapitean (6.5 - 5.3 Ma)

• Lower Miocene age stated in text,Kapiteane age stated in NPC database

Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. W. Keyes. 1972. New records of the Elasmobranch C. Megalodon (Agassiz) and a review of the genus Carcharodon in the New Zealand fossil record. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 15(2):228-242 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 162461: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 25.09.2014, edited by Mark Uhen

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