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Specimen 14 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 14 MESOZOIC
Class: Gastropoda
Superfamily: Stromboidea
Family: Aporrhaidae
Genus: Perissoptera
Species: Perissoptera waiparaensis (Hector)
Locality: Haumauri Bluff, Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Haumurian Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Shell and steinkern preservation.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 03.01.2003
Common name: gastropod
Specimen 16 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 16 MESOZOIC
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Pseudolamellibranchia
Superfamily: Pteriacea
Family: Pteriidae
Genus: Buchia
Species: Buchia hochstetteri Fleming
Locality: Waikaretu Road, Port Waikato,
S. W. Auckland, N. Z.
Age: Puaroan Stage - late Jurassic
Preservation: External matrix cast.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 12.03.1989
Common name: bivalve
Specimen 17 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: ANNELIDA
Specimen 17 MESOZOIC
Order: Sedentaria
Family: Serpulidae
Genus: Rotularia
Species: Rotularia ornatum
Locality: Haumuri Bluff, S. Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Piripauan Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Crystalised shell infilled with matrix.
Collected: Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 18.02.2003)
Common name: tube worm
Specimen 21 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 21 MESOZOIC
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Coleoidea
Family: Belemnitidae
Genus: Dimitobelus
Species: Dimitobelus lindsayi (Hector)
Locality: Haumauri Bluff, Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Piripauan Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Mineralised guard.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 03.01.2003
Common name: belemnite
Specimen 22 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 22 MESOZOIC
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Psuedolamellibranchia
Superfamily: Pteriacea
Family: Retroceramidae
Genus: Retroceramous
Species: Retroceramus galoi Boehm, 1907
Locality: Moeweka Quarry, Pongonui, Port Waikato, N. Z.
Age: early Heterian Stage - late Jurassic
Preservation: External matrix cast.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 09.10.2000
Common name: bivalve
Specimen 23 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 23 MESOZOIC
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Isofilibranchia
Family: Mytilidae
Genus: Manticula
Species: Manticula problematica Zittel, 1864
Locality: Kiritihere Beach foreshore, West Waikato, N. Z.
Age: Otamitan Stage - late Triassic
Preservation: External matrix cast.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 10.08.1995
Common name: bivalve
Specimen 24 PALAEOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 24 PALAEOZOIC
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Psuedolamellibranchia
Family: Pteriidae
Genus: Monotis
Species: Monotis (Entomonotis) richmondiana richmondiana Zittel, 1864
Locality: Kiritihere Beach foreshore, W. Waikato, N. Z.
Age: Warepan Stage - late Triassic
Preservation: External matrix cast.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 10.08.1995
Common name: bivalve
Specimen 25 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: PLANTAE
Specimen 25 MESOZOIC
Class: Pteropsida
Order: Incertae Sedis
Genus: Cladophlebis
Species: Cladophlebis australis Morris
Locality: Huriwai Formation, Port Waikato, S. W. Auckland, N. Z.
Age: Puaroan Stage - late Jurassic
Preservation: Carbonaceous imprint (partially iron-stained).
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 12.06.1999
Common name: fern-like
Specimen 26 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: CHORDATA
Specimen 26 MESOZOIC
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Superclass: Pisces
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobrachii
Infraclass: Osteodonta
Order: Selachii
Family: Isuridae
Genus: Isurus
Species: Isurus sp. indet
Locality: Haumuri Bluff, S. Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Piripauan Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Phosphatised tooth; current lineated with agatised guards of Dimitobelus lindsayi.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 03 01 2003
Common name: shark's tooth
Specimen 27 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: CHORDATA
Specimen 27 MESOZOIC
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Sauropterygia
Suborder: Plesiosauria
Superfamily: Plesiosauroidea
Family: Elasmasuridae
Genus: Mauisaurus
Species: Mauisaurus haasti
Locality: Haumuri Bluff, South Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Piripauan Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Minerally replaced bone.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 03.01.2003
Common name: marine reptile
Specimen 28 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: CHORDATA
Specimen 28 MESOZOIC
Subphylum: Invertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Squamata
Order: Sauria
Infraorder: Platynota
Family: Mosasauridae
Genus: Tylosaurus
Species: Tylosaurus haumuriensis
Locality: Haumuri Bluff, South Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Piripauan Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Minerally replaced bone; plaster cast
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 03.01.2003
Common name: reptile
Specimen 30 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: ECHINODERMATA
Specimen 30 MESOZOIC
Subphylum: Crinozoa
Class: Crinoidea
Subclass: Articulata
Order: Encrinida
Family: Encrinidae
Genus: Encrinus
Species: Encrinus ternio (Bather, 1918)
Locality: Caroline Cutting, Oreti Valley, Southland, N. Z.
Age: Kaihikuan - middle Triassic
Condition: External moulds and impressions.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 15.01.2003
Common name: crinoid (same Phylum as starfish)
Specimen 31 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: PLANTAE
Specimen 31 MESOZOIC
Class: Coniferopsida
Order: Coniferales
Family: Araucariaceae
Genus: Dadoxylon
Species: Dadoxylon sp. indet.
Locality: Kawhia Harbour south shore, fossil forest, Kawhia, N. Z.
Age: Temaikan Stage - middle Jurassic.
Preservation: Scilicified wood; part of tree trunk.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 02.04.1998
Common name: conifer
Specimen 32 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 32 MESOZOIC
Order: Trigonioida
Family: Trigoniidae
Genus: Trigonia
Species: Trigonia pseudocaundata Hector, 1880
Locality: Haumuri Bluff, South Marlborough, N. Z.
Age: Piripauan Stage - late Cretaceous
Preservation: Calcitic shell.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 03.01.2003
Common name: bivalve
Specimen 33 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: MOLLUSCA
Specimen 33 MESOZOIC
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Coleoidea
Family: Belemnitidae
Subfamily: Hastitinae
Genus: Belemnopsis
Species: Belemnopsis aucklandica aucklandica Hochstetter, 1863
Locality: Whakaretu Road, Port Waikato, South Auckland.
Age: Puraroan – late Jurassic
Preservation: PMineralised guard.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle - 04.09.1991
Common name: belemnite
Specimen 34 MESOZOIC: | top |
Phylum: BRACHIOPODA
Specimen 34 MESOZOIC
Class: Articulata
Family: Terebratulidae
Genus: Kutchithyris
Species: Kutchithyris hendersoni Marwick, 1953
Locality: Captain Kings Shellbed, Wakapirau Road, Taharoa, West Waikato, N. Z.
Age: Heterian Stage – late Jurassic
Preservation: Internal matrix cast.
Collected: Michael K. Eagle – 15.05.1993
Common name: brachiopod


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