Hanpeizan (Pleistocene of Taiwan)

Where: Taiwan (22.6° N, 120.3° E: paleocoordinates 22.7° N, 120.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: "Riukiu Limestone" Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Pliocene?-Pleistocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Nomura. 1933. Catalogue of the Tertiary and Quaternary Mollusca from the Island of Taiwan (Formosa) in the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Tohoku Imperial University, Sendai, Japan, Part 1: Pelecypoda. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, serie 2 16:1-108 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96336: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 02.06.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten (Pecten) aurantiacus Roding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima lima Linnaeus 1758 file clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea folium" = Dendostrea folium
"Ostrea folium" = Dendostrea folium Linnaeus 1758 foliate oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites loebbeckei" = Crassatella
"Crassatellites loebbeckei" = Crassatella clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp., "Chama iostoma" = Chama limbula
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
"Chama iostoma" = Chama limbula Lamarck 1819 jewel box
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Taras millepustulata n. sp." = Diplodonta
"Taras millepustulata n. sp." = Diplodonta clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Venus (Antigona) lamellaris" = Antigona, Venus (Venus) toreuma, "Venus (Chione) taiwanensis n. sp." = Chione, "Venus (Chione) sp." = Chione, "Venus (Antigona) puerpera" = Periglypta puerpera, "Venus (Antigona) reticulata" = Periglypta reticulata, Pitar crocea, Pitar subpellucida, Gafrarium (Circe) scriptum
"Venus (Antigona) lamellaris" = Antigona venus clam
"Venus (Chione) taiwanensis n. sp." = Chione venus clam
"Venus (Chione) sp." = Chione von Mühlfield 1811 venus clam
"Venus (Antigona) puerpera" = Periglypta puerpera Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
"Venus (Antigona) reticulata" = Periglypta reticulata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
Pitar crocea venus clam
Pitar subpellucida venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Laevicardium) biradiatum" = Laevicardium, Cardium (Trachicardium) hanpeizanense n. sp.
"Cardium (Laevicardium) biradiatum" = Laevicardium cockle
 Pandorida - Clavagellidae
Brechites sp. Guettard 1770 watering pot shell
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Codakia exasperata Reeve 1854 clam