Anden, Oga Peninsula (Pleistocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (40.0° N, 139.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 139.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shibikawa Formation, Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Sibikawa beds (now Shibikawa Formation) is Middle Pleistocene age, c 0.41-0.25 Ma (Ozawa & Kamiya, 2005).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified sandstone

• "probably in a region not in the influence of strong wave action"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Tohoku University, Sendai (IGPS)

Primary reference: K. M. Hatai. 1940. The Cenozoic Brachiopoda of Japan. Science Reports, Tohoku Imperial University, Series 2 20:1-413 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190676: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
Terebratalia coreanica Adams and Reeve 1850
Coptothyris grayi Davidson 1852
 Rhynchonellida - Hemithirididae
"Hemithyris woodwardi" = Hemithiris woodwardi
"Hemithyris woodwardi" = Hemithiris woodwardi Adams 1863
Hemithyris psittacea woodwardi