Where: Gokase, Japan (32.6° N, 131.2° E: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 131.2° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Middle Member (Gionyama Formation), Telychian to Telychian (438.5 - 425.6 Ma)
• The geological age of the Middle Member is late Llandovery to early Ludlow.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: slope or ramp reef; lithified, massive, conglomeratic limestone and lithified shale
•action on a reef slope or along a reef front.
Size class: mesofossils
Collection methods: Author has several papers from this area and locality, but each one describes a single component of the fauna.
Primary reference: E. Kido and T. Sugiyama. 2011. Silurian rugose corals from the Kurosegawa Terrane, Southwest Japan, and their paleobiogeographic implications. Bulletin of Geosciences 86(1):49-61 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 140716: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 15.03.2013
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