NEW ZEALAND: Pleistocene, Castlecliffian, Screen 1

New Zealand is a country with hundreds of fossil sites. There are deposits from a range of periods. The easiest one to visit is on the North Island near Whanganui at Castlecliff. Here good Pleistocene shells can be found. A very good book was presented by:
A.G.Beu and P.A.Maxwell, drawings by R.C.Brazier, 1990
"Cenozoic Mollusca of New Zealand"
New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Lower Hutt


Muricopsis octogonus Poirie ria zelandica
Muricopsis octogonus (62 mm) Poirieria zelandica (47 mm)
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