M-14, Mizukamigoe (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Japan (32.4° N, 131.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 125.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lacian (221.5 - 215.6 Ma)

• Early Norian age based on corals only

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• Fore-reef slope?
• Limestone boulders

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UMMP

• Repository: University of Montana Paleontology Center (UMIP)

Primary reference: G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue. 2015. Upper Triassic reef corals from the Sambosan Accretionary Complex, Kyushu, Japan. Facies 61(1):1-27 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 165294: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia cf. frechi Roniewicz 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia mizukamia n. sp. Stanley and Onoue 2015 stony coral