Nima, San-in (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.1° N, 132.4° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 129.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Age given as early Middle Miocene

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Environments ranging from intertidal, eulitoral to sublitoral

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Summary of all mossulscs recovered from area

Primary reference: K. Takayasu. 1986. Characteristics of the Miocene molluscan assemblages from central San-in District, Southwest Honshu, Japan. Monograph of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 6:155-169 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44960: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.09.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Anadara (Scapharca) setoensis" = Scapharca
"Anadara (Scapharca) setoensis" = Scapharca clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Kotorapecten kagamianus scallop
ssp. nimaensis
Mizuhopecten sp. Masuda 1963 scallop
Mizuhopecten cf. kimurai Yokoyama 1925 scallop
"Chlamys cf. arakawai" = Chlamys (Chlamys) arakawai Nomura 1935 scallop
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Atrina sp. Gray 1842 oyster
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
Solamen sp. Iredale 1924 crenella
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya japonica" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria
"Mya japonica" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Diplodonta" sp. Bronn 1831 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus sp. Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
"Phacosoma suketoensis" = Dosinia (Phacosoma) venus clam
Callista sp. Poli 1791 venus clam
Cyclina lunulata Makiyama 1926 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma optiva tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
""Vasticardium" ogurai" = Acrosterigma (Vasticardium), ""Vasticardium" cf. ogurai" = Acrosterigma (Vasticardium)
""Vasticardium" ogurai" = Acrosterigma (Vasticardium) cockle
""Vasticardium" cf. ogurai" = Acrosterigma (Vasticardium) cockle
 Solenida - Solenidae
Solen sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia sp. Blainville 1824 clam
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
Thyasira (Philis) sp. Lamarck 1818 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinoma sp. Dall 1901 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Lamellinucula sp." = Nucula (Lamellinucula), "Acila submirabilis" = Acila (Acila) submirabilis
"Lamellinucula sp." = Nucula (Lamellinucula) Schenck 1944 nut clam
"Acila submirabilis" = Acila (Acila) submirabilis Makiyama 1926 divaricate nutclam
 Protobranchia - Sareptidae
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullonatica sp. Sacco 1890 snail
Ampllonatica sp.
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Pseudoneptunea sp. Kobelt 1882 true whelk
Searlesia sp. Harmer 1914 true whelk
Cantharus sp. Röding 1798 true whelk
Babylonia kozaiensis Nomura 1939 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Musashia (Nipponomeron) "striata"" = Fulgoraria (Musashia)
"Musashia (Nipponomeron) "striata"" = Fulgoraria (Musashia) Hayashi 1966 volute
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Boreotrophon sp. Fischer 1884 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Clavus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Makiyamaia sp. MacNeil 1960 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Pseudomelatomidae
Comitas sp. Finlay 1926 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira meisensis Makiyama 1926 moon snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
Crepidula isimotoi slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Fusitriton natoriana" = Argobuccinum (Fusitriton)
"Fusitriton natoriana" = Argobuccinum (Fusitriton) triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Eudolium sp. Dall 1889 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Echinophoria etchuensis Hatai and Nisiyama 1949 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella yoshidai turret shell
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Euchelus sp. Philippi 1847 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Minolia sp. Adams 1860 top snail
Protorotella sp. Makiyama 1925 top snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Fissidentalium sp. Fischer 1885 tusk shell