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Hakataramea Valley ( of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (44.7° S, 170.5° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° S, 176.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kokoamu Greensand Formation, Waitakian (25.2 - 21.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• outer shelf to relatively shallow mid-shelf over time
• greensand

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson. 1971. A review of the pre-Pliocene penguins of New Zealand. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 144(5):319-378 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74593: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.08.2007

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