New Guinea

Island/Location Ninego Gp
Specific location  
Family Carditidae
Genus/Species Beguina semiorbiculata
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date ca. 1919
Collector/Collection Capt. W. Burrows
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C045938
Notes Articulated with ligament. Exterior encrusted. 11.36g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location New Britian
Specific location Kololo Cape, Hoskins Penin
Family Mactridae
Genus/Species Mactra hepatica
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder. Possibility of deposit feeding (?)
Collection date 31 Oct 1944
Collector/Collection C. Davis
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C449010
Notes Valve with ligament (worn). 0.97g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location New Britian
Specific location  Kololo Cape, Hoskins Penin
Family Archidae
Genus/Species Anadara sp.
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 31 Oct 1944
Collector/Collection C. Davis
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C449012
Notes  Articulated with ligament. Very worn. 6.26g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Bismarck Arch.
Specific location New Hanover Is.
Family Pteriidae
Genus/Species Pinctada maculata
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date ca.1919
Collector/Collection Capt. W. Burrows
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C045975
Notes Articulated values with ligament. Fine detail preservd. 0.39g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Kwato nr. Samarai
Specific location  
Family Pinnidae
Genus/Species Atrina vexillum
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 22 Sep 1948
Collector/Collection G.P. Whitley
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C78106
Notes Articulated with ligament. 2.26g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Manus Is, Admiralty Gp
Specific location  
Family Mitridae
Genus/Species Mitra (Strigatella)
Diet/Habitat Carnivore
Collection date 1944
Collector/Collection Lee Woolacott Collection
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C449016
Notes Fresh with animal remains. 0.56g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Manus Is, Admiralty Gp
Specific location  
Family Pectinidae
Genus/Species Comptopallium radula
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1954
Collector/Collection Lee Woolacott Collection
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C132142
Notes Articulated with ligament (worn). 19.48g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Finschafen, NE New Guinea
Specific location  
Family Arcidae
Genus/Species Barbatia sp.
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date July 1944
Collector/Collection Consett Davies
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C449015
Notes Ligament present (worn). 7.08g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Abau Is
Specific location  
Family Veneridae
Genus/Species Gafrarium tumidum
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1 Apr 1944
Collector/Collection J Gregory
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C140963
Notes Ligament present. 2.62g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Trobriand Gp
Specific location S side Kiriwina Is
Family Pteriidae
Genus/Species Pinctada imbricata
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date Oct 1944
Collector/Collection Consett Davies
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C119161
Notes Ligament present (worn). Exterior flaky. 7.08g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Nr mouth of Ramu River
Specific location  
Family Veneridae
Genus/Species Meretrix sp.
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1925-1926
Collector/Collection R.W. Gosset
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK - ---
Notes Articulated with ligament. 4.12g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Samarai, Nth New Guinea
Specific location  
Family Arcidae
Genus/Species Barbatia sp.
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1 Nov 1938
Collector/Collection WRB Oliver
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 200012226
Notes Fresh with ligament
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Island/Location Manus Is, Admiralty Gp
Specific location  
Family Muricidae
Genus/Species Drupa ricinus
Diet/Habitat Carnivore
Collection date 1954
Collector/Collection M.S.Kleckham
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 20003047
Notes Identified as fresh by Bruce Marshall. Sediment in central cavity.
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±