Mount Sambosan, locality 6 (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Japan (33.6° N, 133.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 128.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lacian (221.5 - 215.6 Ma)

• Early Norian based on conodonts

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified reef rocks

• Fore-reef slope

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: 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 165297: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Paravolzeia alpina Roniewicz et al. 2005 stony coral