Sakamoto (Jurassic to of Japan)

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.4° N, 130.7° E: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 133.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Torinosu Group, Tithonian to Tithonian (152.1 - 139.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91399: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
Spongiomorpha cf. asiatica Yabe and Sugiyama
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina higoensis n. sp. Eguchi 1951 stony coral
Stylosmilia naumanni Eguchi 1951 stony coral
Stylosmilia fascicularis n. sp. Eguchi 1951 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Diplaraea sakamotoensis n. sp. Eguchi 1951 stony coral