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Blue Lake - St Bathans (Miocene to of New Zealand)

Where: Otago, New Zealand (44.9° S, 169.8° E: paleocoordinates 49.6° S, 179.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: St Bathans Member (Dunstan Formation), Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Palynological evidence does not provide a more precise estimate of the age of

•the Manuherikia Group than Early Middle Miocene (Mildenhall, 1989; Mildenhall and Pocknall, 1989).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; carbonaceous mudstone

• Environment, no data into the article.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: chemical

Primary reference: R. S. Hill and M. S. Pole. 1994. Two new species of Pterostoma R.S. Hill from Cenozoic sediments in Australasia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 80(1-2):123-130 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166739: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Andrés Cardenas on 24.02.2015, edited by Carlos Jaramillo

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