Where: Japan (43.0° N, 144.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 141.7° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Shakubetsu Formation (Urahoro Group), Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Uppermost unit of the Urahoro Group, lying between the Shitakara Fm (Early Oligocene) and the Omagari Formation of the Ombetsu Group (presumably Late Oligocene). THICKNESS: Unknown thickness of unit. AGE: Presumably Early Oligocene; from near base of Oligocene in region. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Collection representative of entire formation in local area.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified, fine-grained, pebbly, gray, conglomeratic, carbonaceous sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Unknown collected, possibly Y. Honda. REPOSITORY: Unknown repository.
Primary reference: Y. Honda. 1986. A Paleogene molluscan fauna from Hokkaido, northern Japan. Paleontological Society of Japan Special Papers 29:3-15 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 68895: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.02.2007
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