YEZ-13, Kaneobetsu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Japan (43.0° N, 142.2° E: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 134.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Yezo Group, Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• Pebble nodule from the upper part of the Middle Yezo Group. Cenomanian-middle Turonian by Iizawa et al., 1980; middle Turonian by Matsumoto & Suekane, 1987

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Kera

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 185014: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Palaeocorystidae
"Notopocorystes (Notopocorystes) japonicus" = Joeranina japonica
"Notopocorystes (Notopocorystes) japonicus" = Joeranina japonica Jimbo 1894 crab