Jufukiji Temple M-002, Miharano, Shimen-Gotani, Hiroshima Prefecture (Permian of Japan)

Where: Japan (34.9° N, 133.3° E: paleocoordinates 15.7° N, 100.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Triticites nishikawai foram zone, Miharano Formation, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• Triticites nishikawai subzone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, white limestone

• White compact massive limestone, in places bioclastic

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: All specimens are preserved in the collection of the Geological and Mineralogical Institute, Tokyo University of Education

Primary reference: S. Sakagami and S. Akagi. 1961. Lower Permian Bryozoa from Miharano, Taishaku Plateau, southerwestern Japan. Transactions and Proceedings of the Paleontological Society of Japan, N.S. 43:105-112 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 64271: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 05.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Minilya taishakuensis n. sp. Sakagami and Akagi 1961
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
Polypora eliasi n. sp., "Anastomopora orientalis n. sp." = Reteporidra orientalis
Polypora eliasi n. sp. Sakagami and Akagi 1961
"Anastomopora orientalis n. sp." = Reteporidra orientalis Sakagami and Akagi 1961
 Trepostomida -
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Fistulipora miharanoensis n. sp. Sakagami and Akagi 1961
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
Streblascopora lineata n. sp. Sakagami and Akagi 1961