YEZ-2, Kasekizawa (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Japan (44.8° N, 142.1° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° N, 132.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Inoceramus amakusensis inoceramid zone, Nigorisawa Formation (Yezo Group), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Yokoi

Primary reference: H. Collins, Y. Kanie, and H. Karasawa. 1993. Late Cretaceous crabs from Japan. Transactions and Proceedings of the Paleontological Society of Japan, N.S. 172:292-310 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185003: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Diaulacidae
Diaulax yokoii n. sp. Collins et al. 1993 crab