KZ9, Omotematsukawa, Matsukawa, Kesennuma City (Permian of Japan)

Where: Miyagi, Japan (38.9° N, 141.5° E: paleocoordinates 23.8° N, 114.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Monodiexodina matsubaishi foram zone, Kanokura Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• Upper part of the lower Kanokura Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained, gray, green sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Department of Geology, Niigata University, Niigata (NU-B prefix); Hokkaido University Museum, Sapporo (UHR prefix); Kesennuma Board of Education (tentatively placed in the Old Tsukitate Junior High School) in Kesennuma (KCG prefix).

Primary reference: J. I. Tazawa and H. Araki. 2017. Middle Permian (Wordian) mixed Boreal‒Tethyan brachiopod fauna from Matsukawa, South Kitakami Belt, Japan. Paleontological Research 21:265-287 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186853: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Scacchinellidae
Scacchinella gigantea Schellwien 1900
 Productida - Aulostegidae
 Productida - Paucispiniferidae
 Productida - Lyttoniidae
Petasmaia expansa Cooper and Grant 1969
Keyserlingina sp. Tschernyschew 1902
 Orthotetida - Meekellidae
Meekella nodosa Nakamura 1972