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The Earthquakes (Kokoamu Greensand) (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (44.9° S, 170.6° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° S, 174.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kokoamu Greensand Formation, Duntroonian (27.3 - 25.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic siltstone

• leached glauconitic silt

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. H. Tsai and R. E. Fordyce. 2016. Archaic baleen whale from the Kokoamu Greensand: earbones distinguish a new late Oligocene mysticete (Cetacea: Mysticeti) from New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 173284: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 15.09.2015, edited by Mark Uhen

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