MO-06, Motoidani, Itsuki Area (Triassic to of Japan)

Where: Japan (32.4° N, 130.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 121.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian to Carnian (237.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• age is indicated as Carnian to middle Norian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained volcaniclastic sediments

• mud-grained basaltic volcaniclastic rocks

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: T. Onoue and H. Tanaka. 2005. Late Triassic bivalves from Sambosan accretionary complex, southwest Japan, and their biogeographic implications. Paleontological Research 9(1):15-25 [W. Kiessling/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59262: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 22.03.2006, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Costatoria goldfussi Alberti 1830 clam
Gruenewaldia decussata Munster 1838 clam
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Guembelastraeidae
Guembelastraea kanmerae n. sp. Stanley and Onoue 2015 stony coral