SK05, Yubanosawa Valley (Permian of Japan)

Where: Japan (39.1° N, 141.6° E: paleocoordinates 17.9° N, 108.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sakamotosawa Formation, Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

• 39 m above the base of the Sakamotozawa Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, medium-grained, brown, gray sandstone

• Gray to light brown medium-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by T. Shintani

• Repository: Niigata University

Primary reference: J. I. Tazawa and T. Shintani. 2010. A Permian Boreal-Tethyan mixed brachiopod fauna from the Nagaiwa-Sakamotozawa area, South Kitakami Belt, NE Japan. Science Reports, Niigata University (Geology) 25:51-62 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138385: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
Rhynchopora sp. King 1865