Miike, Chikugo, Eocene (Eocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (33.1° N, 130.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 124.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Nagao. 1928. Palaeogene fossils of the Island of Kyushu, Japan Part I. Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University 9(3):97-128 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 203232: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.08.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Thersiteidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Polynices (Neverita) eocenica Nagao 1928 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella miikensis n. sp. Nagao 1928 turret shell
Turritella okadai Nagao 1928 turret shell