Izumi (Kuzuryu) Area, Izuki Formation, Honshu (Jurassic of Japan)

Where: Fukui, Japan (36.2° N, 136.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 139.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Izuki Formation (Tetori Group), Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• non marine shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: I. Hayami. 1975. A systematic survey of the Mesozoic Bivalvia from Japan. The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Bulletin (10) [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40236: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 20.06.2004

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