Yura (Jurassic to of Japan)

Where: Wakayama, Japan (34.0° N, 135.1° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 138.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Torinosu Formation, Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• Torinosu-type 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 91426: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.09.2009, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Balanocidaris sp. pencil urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria cf. naumanni Eguchi 1951 stony coral
Thamnasteria yuraensis n. sp. Eguchi 1951 stony coral
"Centrastrea sp." = Thamnasteria LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea yuraensis n. sp. Eguchi 1951 stony coral