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Duntroon (Kokoamu Greensand) (Oligocene of New Zealand)

Also known as I40/f26A

Where: North Otago, New Zealand (44.9° S, 170.7° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° S, 174.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

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

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; limestone

• outer shelf to relatively shallow mid-shelf over time

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: B. J. Marples. 1956. Cetotheres (Cetacea) from the Oligocene of New Zealand. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 126(4):565-580 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63049: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.08.2006

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