Hamada, San-in (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (34.9° N, 132.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 129.3° 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 44959: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.09.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Mizuhopecten kimurai Yokoyama 1925 scallop
ssp. murayamai
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Brachidontes sp. Swainson 1840 mussel
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Pholadida - Myidae
Mya cuneiformis softshell clam
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
"Teredo" sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Phacosoma nomurai" = Dosinia (Phacosoma) venus clam
Meretrix lamarckii venus clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma optiva tellin clam
Macoma izurensis tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucinoma acutilineatum" = Lucinoma acutilineata
"Lucinoma acutilineatum" = Lucinoma acutilineata Conrad 1849 clam
 Myoida -
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Acila submirabilis" = Acila (Acila) submirabilis
"Acila submirabilis" = Acila (Acila) submirabilis Makiyama 1926 divaricate nutclam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella confusa pointed nut clam
ssp. kongiensis
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella fulgurata olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Chicoreus tiganouranus" = Chicoreus asanoi
"Chicoreus tiganouranus" = Chicoreus asanoi Masuda 1956 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Noditerebra cf. osawanoensis" = Duplicaria
"Noditerebra cf. osawanoensis" = Duplicaria auger snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Sinum yabei" = Sinum ineptum Yokoyama 1924 moon snail
Euspira meisensis Makiyama 1926 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraea cf. ohiroi Masuda 1967 cowry
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis sp. Sasso 1827 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Vicaryella notoensis Masuda 1956 horn snail
Vicarya cf. yokoyamai Takeyama 1933 horn snail
"Cerithideopsilla minoensis" = Cerithidea (Cerithideopsilla) horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Cerithium (Proclava) ancisum" = Rhinoclavis (Proclava)
"Cerithium (Proclava) ancisum" = Rhinoclavis (Proclava) cerith snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Lunella kurodai" = Turbo (Lunella)
"Lunella kurodai" = Turbo (Lunella) snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Aturiidae
"Aturia minoensis" = Aturia cubaensis
"Aturia minoensis" = Aturia cubaensis Lea 1841 nautiloid