Shirasaki (Cretaceous to of Japan)

Where: Kyushu, Japan (31.8° N, 129.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 119.5° E)

When: Himenoura Group, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Oji, M. Kanoh, S. Toshimitsu and M. Tashiro. 1996. Nielsenicrinus japonicus New Species (Echinodermata: Crinoidea) from the Late Cretaceous of Japan and Its Paleobiogeographic Implications. Journal of Paleontology 30(6):964-968 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204585: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.09.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Isocrinida - Cainocrinidae
Nielsenicrinus japonicus n. sp. Oji et al. 1996 Sea lily