Higashiyama Quarry, souther corner (Carboniferous of Japan)

Also known as Cephalopod collection

Where: Japan (37.0° N, 137.8° E: paleocoordinates 9.4° N, 93.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Omi Limestone Member, Bashkirian (323.2 - 315.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray grainstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Niko. 2001. Middle Carboniferous orthoconic cephalopods from the Omi Limestone Group, Central Japan. Paleontological Research 5(2):115-120 [J. Alroy/C. Simpson/C. Simpson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 43025: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Carl Simpson on 09.08.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Orthocerida -
 Bactritida - Bactritidae