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Island Creek (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Y16/f0367

Where: North Island, New Zealand (38.0° S, 178.1° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° S, 177.1° W)

When: Ihungia Formation, Chattian (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Hutchinsonian, upper Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone

• mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. A. Frost. 1934. Otoliths of Fishes from the Tertiary Formations of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 63:133-144 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204336: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 05.09.2019

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